Italian Prosecutor Ferri Interviewed About Recovery of Antiquities

In its January issue, the ArtNewspaper published excerpts of Fabio Isman’s interview with Paolo Giorgio Ferri, state prosecutor in the Marion True case (Marion True on her Trial and Ordeal).  Ferri is now an “expert in international relations and recovery of works of art” working with Italian Ministry of Culture to curb theft of antiquities.

Ferri’s answers to questions such as 1) what was his first investigation into illegal excavations; 2) what does the Italian Ministry of Culture know about the scope of plundering of antiquities in Italy; 3) what is the role of UNESCO; 4) what are the shortcomings of Italian legislation and 5) which antiquities are most difficult to retrieve, are available here.

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