It has been called the world’s biggest museum: an international black market in art the FBI estimates is worth about $6-billion a year. Interpol ranks art theft as the fourth largest criminal enterprise after drugs, money laundering and weapons. And recovery rates are abysmally low, about five to eight per cent.

Art theft ranked as fourth-largest criminal enterprise SEPTEMBER 1, 2007 MONTREAL — It has been called the world’s biggest museum: an international black market in art the FBI estimates is worth about $6-billion a year. Interpol ranks art theft as…

Zimbabwe: Museums in an alarming state (Abstract of presentation at the 2007 National Conference on Cultural property Protection)

Zimbabwe: Museums in an alarming state Abstract of presentation at the 2007 National Conference on Cultural property Protection August/September 2006 Ton Cremers of Museum Security Network performed a Security and Safety Audit that had its origins in growing concerns of the Trustees…