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5th March 2013

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todaysdocument:

usnatarchives:

These two men are wearing coats with special pockets designed to hide and steal documents.
Barry Landau and Jason Savedoff posed as researchers in order to steal documents from archives, including the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York.
On Thursday, March 7, Mitch Yockelson of the Archival Recovery Team and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jim Warwick will discuss the Landau case.
during the investigatioitems were seized as evidence, including priceless documents in the hand of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Sir Isaac Newton, and Charles Dickens
Landau was sentenced seven years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy and theft of historical documents from cultural institutions in four states. Savedoff was sentenced to a year in prison.
“A Conspiracy to Steal History: Barry Landau and Jason Savedoff,” will be held Thursday, March 7, at at noon in the McGowan Theater in the National Archives Building.

For More Information:
Help the National Archives Recover Lost & Stolen Documents
US National Archives Archival Recovery Team on Facebook
The Impact of Theft from the AOTUS Blog

todaysdocument:

usnatarchives:

These two men are wearing coats with special pockets designed to hide and steal documents.

Barry Landau and Jason Savedoff posed as researchers in order to steal documents from archives, including the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York.

On Thursday, March 7, Mitch Yockelson of the Archival Recovery Team and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jim Warwick will discuss the Landau case.

during the investigatioitems were seized as evidence, including priceless documents in the hand of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Sir Isaac Newton, and Charles Dickens

Landau was sentenced seven years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy and theft of historical documents from cultural institutions in four states. Savedoff was sentenced to a year in prison.

“A Conspiracy to Steal History: Barry Landau and Jason Savedoff,” will be held Thursday, March 7, at at noon in the McGowan Theater in the National Archives Building.

For More Information:

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Source: usnatarchives

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