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3 Jul
British police have continued to keep a stolen Nigerian artefact. This is as a result of Nigerian officials and a Belgian antique dealer failing to reach an agreement on the return of the Ife Head.
25 May
A Nigerian project is turning looted works of African art into non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, in a form of "alternative repatriation".
9 Feb
The price of Bitcoin dipped in early trading on Wednesday, after the US Justice Department announced it had arrested two people and seized Bitcoin worth $3.6 billion that was stolen from the exchange Bitfinex in 2016. The investigation is being closely watched by players in the cryptocurrency sector as to how investigators are tracking criminal activity involving the tokens. Also today, we report on protests in Argentina against the latest agreement with the International Monetary Fund.
31 Jan
A Munich museum says 50 objects in its collection are of questionable provenance and may have been stolen by a German military commander during colonial times.
25 May 2021
Historical treasures worth more than a million dollars have been looted in a raid at Arundel Castle in England. The burglary took place within days of reopening.
20 Jan 2021
Italian police have recovered a 500-year-old copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi", the world's most expensive painting, after it was stolen from the museum of the Basilica of San Domenico Maggiore in Naples. It was found hidden in a room of a flat in Naples.
30 Nov 2018
A Nigerian police investigation has retrieved hundreds of millions of dollars in stolen state oil funds. It came as an Italian court sentenced two men to four years in jail in a case involving Eni and Shell in Nigeria.
6 Jun 2017
Banks hiding stolen funds should be sanctioned — Osinbajo
13 Feb 2017
Lawmaker reveals alleged attempt to forge Buhari's signature for $19 Billion stolen crudes.

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