Brooklyn Art Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Ancient Artifacts for $500K

02 Apr 2015 11:58 AM | Anonymous

Brooklyn Art Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Ancient Artifacts for $500K     

By James Fanelli | April 2, 2015 7:36am         

GREENPOINT — A Brooklyn art dealer acted like a villain from an Indiana Jones movie by selling nearly $500,000 worth of ancient religious artifacts that had been plundered from Nepali and Indian temples, Manhattan prosecutors say.

Nayef Homsi is expected to be arrested in the near future for selling three sculptures of Hindu and Buddhist deities — despite knowing the artifacts were stolen, according to civil court papers filed by Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

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