HSI and Manhattan US attorney return Nazi-German looted painting to Poland

06 Feb 2014 4:14 PM | Anonymous

HSI and Manhattan US attorney return Nazi-German looted painting to Poland

HSI and Manhattan US attorney return Nazi-German looted painting to Poland 

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NEW YORK undefined More than seven decades after being stolen by the Nazis, the “Saint Philip Baptizing a Servant of Queen Kandaki” by German painter Johann Conrad Seekatz is back in the hands of the people of Poland. At a ceremony today at the Polish Consulate in New York, U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) returned the painting to Poland Minister of Culture and National Heritage Bogdan Zdrojewski.

“We are deeply grateful to return this cherished painting to our partners from the Republic of Poland,” said HSI New York Special Agent in Charge James T. Hayes, Jr. “Homeland Security Investigations will continue

 

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