35 Arrested In Greece With Stolen Antiquities

By Salon Staff

Published March 3, 2012 7:45PM (EST)

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in Greece say they have made 35 arrests in several locations in the north and center of the country, recovering a trove of stolen antiquities, mostly ancient coins.

Police say one of the suspects was found with around 4,000 ancient coins in his possession. Other artifacts have also been recovered. Police didn't provide further details Saturday

An announcement with details of the operation is expected Sunday or Monday.


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