Antiquities Dealer Gets Home Detention, Fines for Illegally Dealing in Indian Artifacts

20 Mar 2012 7:51 AM | Anonymous

Antiquities Dealer Gets Home Detention, Fines for Illegally Dealing in Indian Artifacts

Michael Glen Malter, owner of Malter Galleries Inc., in Agoura Hills, pleaded guilty last year to illegally trafficking in Native American archaeological resources.

By City News Service Email the author March 19, 2012   Email Print    Credit Patch Upload Photos and Videos | Search Patch Archive
Agoura Hills antiquities dealer was sentenced Monday to one year of home detention and ordered to pay about $24,000 in penalties for illegally buying and selling American Indian artifacts, including stone tools and arrowheads that had been stolen from federal land.

Michael Glen Malter, 56, pleaded guilty last year to illegally trafficking in Native American archaeological resources. His home-based business, Malter Galleries Inc., was also a defendant in the case.

http://agourahills.patch.com/articles/antiquities-dealer-gets-home-detention-fines-for-illegally-dealing-in-indian-artifacts#c

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