Gov't Working to R3ecover Stolen Artifacts

22 Apr 2015 1:42 PM | Anonymous

Gov’t Working to Recover Stolen Artifacts

By Maria Paula Brito | April 22, 2015

Following the seizure of a massive trove of Asian artifacts smuggled into the U.S. by a New York-based art dealer, the Cambodian Embassy in Washington has started working with U.S. authorities to repatriate more than $3 million worth of Cambodian antiquities, an embassy official said Tuesday.

After a two-yearlong investigation, the Manhattan district attorney’s office last week issued a summons for dealer Subhash Kapoor, who stands accused of smuggling more than $100 million worth of stolen antiquities into the U.S.