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Art / Stolen Antiquities #1117955

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The death of Cornelius Gurlitt††, who had a stash of art masterpieces stolen by the Nazis in his apartment, reported.

(New York: Vinita Nair) The role of Homeland Security Investigations in tracking down stolen antiquities smuggled into the US and returning them to the rightful owners featured; scenes shown of a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus found in a private collector’s home, items found in a storage facility in Queens, New York that were stolen by Indian dealer Subhash Kapoor††, and other stolen works. [Former HSI director James DINKINS††- says the majority of buyers know they’re getting stolen goods; explains how the thieves get the artifacts.]

Pelley, Scott;
Nair, Vinita

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