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.

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September 05, 2019

Antiquities Coalition Releases “Cultural Piracy: Mapping Antiquities Seizures Around the Globe”

Nearly $65 Million in Illicit Artifacts Seized Since 2014 From the Middle East and North Africa WASHINGTON, DC (September 5, 2019) — The Antiquities Coalition is proud to launch its […]

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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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