Transnational Crime

The illicit antiquities trade transcends borders and touches every corner of the globe. However, when compared to other transnational crimes, from arms running, to drug smuggling, or the illicit wildlife trade, there is still much to learn. Learn more about the criminal aspects of cultural racketeering.


April 16, 2019

Multi-Stakeholder Initiative Launched to Combat Financial Crimes via Art and Antiquities

Allies from the Financial, Legal, Law Enforcement, and Art Market Communities Lay Roadmap for Action Hollywood, FL (April 16, 2019)—Today the Antiquities Coalition launched its new Financial Crimes Task Force, […]

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March 21, 2019

The Antiquities Coalition Applauds House Resolution on Financial Crimes and Cultural Racketeering

WASHINGTON, DC (March 21, 2019) – The Antiquities Coalition commends the House of Representatives for its continuing action to ensure the $26.6 billion American art market is not misused by […]

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July 31, 2018

The Antiquities Coalition Hosts Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli, Commander of the Carabinieri for the Protection of Cultural Heritage

The Antiquities Coalition will host Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli of the Italian Carabinieri the week of July 30 in Washington, D.C. His visit follows a major bust of an international crime ring by the Carabinieri and other European law enforcement.

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