Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artefacts recovered

Carabinieri military policeman looks at artefacts in a display case in Cosenza, Italy, November 18, 2019. CARABINIERI MILITARY POLICE/Handout via REUTERS

ROME (Reuters) – An international crime gang that ransacked ancient sites in southern Italy and trafficked stolen archaeological goods worth millions of euros has been broken up, police said on Monday. Police conducted more than 80 searches in Italy, France, Britain, Germany and Serbia, arrested 23 people and recovered some 10,000 archaeological items. The crime […]

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