Ancient Greek statues were among a trove of relics confiscated by law enforcement in recent weeks, previously unreported search warrants show.
Photos featured in Architectural Digest stories on the homes of the billionaire Lindemann family offer clues to investigators struggling to reclaim lost cultural heritage and shed light on the secretive private antiquities trade.
A museum and private collectors relinquished dozens of religious artifacts linked to alleged antiquities smuggler Douglas Latchford, whose offshore trusts were uncovered in the Pandora Papers.
A U.S. Treasury study found that shell companies and secrecy put the art industry at risk of financial crimes — but says other reforms are of a higher priority.
The Pandora Papers reveal more than 1,600 works of art secretly traded through tax havens.
Netscape co-founder Jim Clark paid millions for antiquities bought from alleged trafficker Douglas Latchford, whose secret offshore dealings were exposed in the Pandora Papers.
The repatriation of the ancient statues comes weeks after Pandora Papers reporting identified dozens of Khmer antiquities linked to an accused trafficker in the collections of major art institutions.
The museum met with federal prosecutors in New York after the investigation detailed links between antiquities it holds and an indicted art dealer.
The museum’s plan to send the ancient relics to their native country follows reporting that showed they were linked to Douglas Latchford, indicted in 2019 after decades of alleged trafficking.
U.S. investigators say Douglas Latchford trafficked ancient treasures for decades. Dozens of relics tied to the accused smuggler remain in the Met and other prominent institutions.
Relics linked to accused looter Douglas Latchford are displayed in private homes and public institutions all over the world. Here’s how reporters found them, and what museums said when we asked how they were acquired.
Secret files reveal Rajapaksa ruling family member and husband used secret companies to stash riches around the world.
A new advisory urges agents, brokers, and others in the art industry to adopt safeguards against financial crime, money laundering, and sanctions evasion.
Where in the world is Pantheon Worldwide? Not even its own bank can say.
Billionaire brothers Arkady and Boris Rotenberg bought millions of dollars in art, even while U.S. institutions were banned from doing business with them.
The artwork may be worth as much $25 million, and is at the center of a court dispute that involves an offshore company featured in the Panama Papers.
Locked in the files of a Panama law firm are the answers to mysteries involving Van Goghs, Picassos, Rembrandts and other masterworks.