Museum raids gang guilty over Chinese art and rhino thefts

BBC News:

Fourteen members of an organised crime gang have been convicted over their roles in stealing artefacts worth up to £57m from museums and an auction house. Items including Chinese jade and rhino horn were stolen in Cambridge, Durham, Norwich and Lewes, East Sussex. The men, from Cambridgeshire, Essex, Kent, London, the West Midlands and Northern Ireland, were convicted of conspiracy to burgle… Read more

Image: Thieves tried to tear the horn from a rhino’s head at Norwich Castle Museum

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