Posts concerning asset searches and the recovery of more than 1000 antique coins, an Egyptian sarcophagus and other cultural artifacts.
- Past posts mentioning a few different asset searches are: “A Low-Cost Asset Search“; “An Asset Search With Letters Rogatory“; and “Turning To Financial Investigators During Asset Recoveries.”
- A July 14th press release describes a suspected smuggling scheme from which more than 1000 antique coins, an Egyptian sarcophagus and other cultural artifacts were recovered. An indictment outlining a portion of the alleged scheme claims that smugglers involved in money laundering transported Egyptian cultural artifacts into the United States. One of these supposed smuggled artifacts is depicted below.
Photo: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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