A flood of potentially stolen art objects from the Middle East is showing up on Amazon, eBay, Facebook and WhatsApp, often ensnaring unsuspecting buyers
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By Ruth Brown - Saturday Aug 12, 2017
A masterpiece by painter Willem de Kooning that was stolen in a famous museum heist three decades ago has finally been found — at an antique store 200 miles away. The store’s owner, David Van Auker, unwittingly picked up “Woman-Ochre” in an estate sale on Aug. 1 but had no idea he’d found a $160...
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Wednesday May 31, 2017
Even as Islamic State is destroying antiquities in Syria, the militant group is also shipping them -- to intermediaries working with buyers in Europe and the U.S. The Wall Street Journal reveal?s? a pattern of plunder that takes priceless ?relics from the battlegrounds of Syria to art traders in the West.