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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: