AC Chairman and Founder Featured on Euronews’ The Exchange
April 13, 2022
In a new segment of Euronews’ The Exchange, Deborah Lehr spoke on what more can be done to stop criminals from taking part in cultural racketeering:
“We need to see it as a crime, there need to be stiff penalties… because often the money is supporting organized crime. But also, it’s just a crime against humanity.”
The piece, Art and crime – the dark side of the antiquities trade, also featured Corrado Catesi, INTERPOL’s Head of Works of Art Unit, and Ernesto Ottone Ramirez, Assistant Director-General for Culture at UNESCO.
Hear Lehr’s warning:
Watch the full segment: https://www.euronews.com/next/2022/04/13/art-and-crime-the-dark-side-of-the-antiquities-trade