Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Hermitage Museum Theft: An Inside Job

The Hermitage Museum has been suffering from thefts for perhaps up to 30 years. And talk about looking guilty:
The museum said staff had been involved in the theft. The curator in charge of most of the items died suddenly at work when the inventory was being checked.
Oddly, they don't insure items that aren't on display.

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