Thursday, April 19, 2012

Dealer pleads guilty over Egyptian antiquities

Source: ICE
Dealer Mousa Khouli has pleaded guilty to the charge of "smuggling ancient Egyptian treasures" and for "making a false statement to law enforcement authorities" ("Dealer admits smuggling Egyptian treasures to US", Agence France Presse April 18, 2012). Khouli could be facing up to 20 years in prison.

The objects were imported via Dubai. The case will no doubt be of serious concern to those private collectors and public museums who have been purchasing material from Khouli.

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1 comment:

Ed Smith said...

The Internet is a great source of information and opportunities to purchase coins. Use caution and sound judgment before buying and buy from trusted sources.

Smith @ CoinCollectionWorld

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