Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal


Art thefts -- Law & legislation, Fraud -- Law & legislation, Treaties -- International cooperation, Art dealers -- Legal status, laws, etc., Criminal law -- International cooperation, Art thieves -- Legal status, laws, etc.


The article discusses the use of international and domestic laws to capture suspected art thieves as of September 2012. International treaties reportedly impose criminal charges for the theft and trafficking of cultural properties such as works of art. The author argues that foreign nations should look to the U.S. as an example of how to successfully prosecute art thieves and corrupt art dealers under domestic fraud laws.