Welcome to Art Guard’s bi-weekly roundup of art theft in the U.S. as reported on the Museum Security Network. A good weekend to all.
- Reporting may just be more frequent but there appears to an uptick in theft of statuary in the last several years: Three iron crosses honoring Confederate veterans have been stolen from historic Sheldon church near Beaufort
- When insurance claims involve the rich and famous, there’s frequently a brouhaha in the making: Peter Guber Sues His Insurance Broker Over Stolen Bronze Head
- An example of where underreporting hurts the cause of theft prevention. If thefts occur and are not exposed, management is under no pressure to change their policies: Guns stolen in Civil War Museum burglary aren’t the only guns missing from the city’s collection
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