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Calling Indiana Jones: Looted artifacts, tax scheme send ex-antiquities dealer to prison

An ex-antiquities dealer who ran a complex Los Angeles-based tax fraud scheme involving looted artifacts was sentenced Monday to a year and a half in federal prison for making false declarations in customs documents in order to bring stolen archeological resources into the United States. Jonathan Markell, 70, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson […]