Antiques dealer charged with stealing PS3M Shakespeares work from UK

January 29th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI  

London, January 29 (ANI): An antiques dealer has been charged with stealing a three million pounds worth of first edition of Shakespeares works from Durham University.
Raymond Scott, 51, was arrested in June last year on suspicion of taking the 1623 First Folio from the university in 1998.
The probe started after the world-renowned Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC was asked to verify the genuineness of the book, which was claimed by the person who brought it to have been found in Cuba.
Suspecting that the book was stolen, the experts at the library called in the British Embassy.
When Durham Police and the FBI joined forces to find out the man who had introduced himself to the library staff as an inter

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