Fraud, Theft & Restitution
Marion Maneker0August 23, 2010

Egyptian Culture Minister Detained

Bloomberg reports this piece of information in the growing complexity of the Egyptian van Gogh theft:

Egypt’s public prosecutor has ordered that a culture ministry official be jailed for four days as part of an investigation into the theft of a $55 million Van Gogh painting, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported today, without saying how it obtained the information.

Egypt to Jail Culture Ministry Official in Van Gogh Theft Probe (Bloomberg)