HSI special agents seize stolen 16th century tapestry

08 Dec 2012 12:23 PM | Anonymous

HSI special agents seize stolen 16th century tapestry
Published on Friday, 07 December 2012 22:01
Written by YNN
Houston, Texas - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents last month seized a 16th century tapestry stolen from Spain, under the National Stolen Property Act.

The tapestry was seized in November from a local business under an HSI initiative called "Hidden Relic." This initiative is designed to investigate, recover and repatriate stolen cultural property.

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