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Preventing museum thefts

Joe Ware, UK government should intervene to prevent museum thefts, says expert after reports of missing objects across the country, The Art Newspaper, 12 April 2024

Art detective Christopher Marinello believes more action is needed after an investigation by the Independent newspaper revealed thefts at the Imperial War Museum, Natural History Museum and others.

One of the world’s leading experts in recovering stolen art says the government should force museums to improve their security arrangements after it was reported that there are items missing from several UK institutions.