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Costa Rican art dealer receives yet another probation sentence for deceptively selling archaeological items
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Costa Rican art dealer receives yet another probation sentence for deceptively selling archaeological items

L. Arias - November 28, 2015

A German civil court in Munich on Friday sentenced Leonardo Patterson, a Costa Rican art dealer living in Germany, to three years probation for “deceptively selling a piece of…

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Spanish court acquits Tico accused of smuggling pre-Columbian art

L. Arias - October 22, 2013

A criminal court in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, acquitted Costa Rican Leonardo Augusto Patterson, 70, for the crime of art smuggling, after he moved from that city 1,400…

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