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Paris: Ex-leader of Louvre charged with money laundering

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Jean-Luc Martinez, who was president of the famous museum in Paris between 2013 and 2021, has also been charged with "complicity in organised fraud".
4 months ago·Paris, France

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Louvre museum's ex-president charged in art trafficking case

Jean-Luc Martinez is accused of facilitating the transfer of objects to the museum’s Abu Dhabi site.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Former Louvre head charged in Egyptian artefacts trafficking case

Jean-Luc Martinez is accused of conspiring to hide origin of works taken out of Egypt during Arab spring

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Paris: Ex-leader of Louvre charged with money laundering

The former president of the Louvre museum has received preliminary charges for alleged antiquities trafficking during his tenure as head of the famous Paris museum

4 months ago·United States
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Paris: Ex-leader of Louvre charged with money laundering

The former president of the Louvre museum has received preliminary charges for alleged antiquities trafficking during his tenure as head of the famous Paris museum.

4 months ago·United States
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Former Louvre president charged with money laundering

The former president of the Louvre museum has received preliminary charges for alleged antiquities trafficking during his tenure as head of the famous Paris museum.

4 months ago·Ireland
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Louvre Ex-director Charged In Art Trafficking Case

A former director of the Louvre Museum in Paris has been charged with conspiring to hide the origin of archaeological treasures that investigators suspect were smuggled out of Egypt in the chaos of the Arab Spring, a French judicial source said Thursday. Jean-Luc Martinez was charged Wednesday after being taken in for questioning along with two French specialists in Egyptian art, who were not charged, another source close to the inquiry told AFP.

4 months ago·United States
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