Friday, 15 July 2011

North American Collector and Dealers Charged: Indictment

Lee Rosenbaum of Culturegrrl has a helpful comment on the charges over the Egyptian antiquities ("Museum Alert: Egyptian Art Collector Joseph Lewis Charged with Smuggling, Money Laundering", July 15, 2011). She has a link to the indictment.

  • Count 1: Conspiracy to Smuggle
  • Count 2: Money Laundering Conspiracy
  • Counts 3-7: Smuggling Goods into the United States and Fraudulent Importation and Transportation of Goods
  • Count 8: False Statement
  • Count 9: False Statement

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Unknown said...

NOW I understand your tweet about the cosmetics... it all makes sense now... :-)

David Gill said...

There is sometimes logic behind what is tweeted ...

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