Tuesday, September 15, 2009

The FBI and Retirement Communities Stopping Memorabilia Crime

Dorothy Jane Mills is teaming with the FBI to stop the sale of stolen sports memorabilia.

This summer, Mrs. Mills, a baseball historian, helped answer some FBI questions which prevented the sale of items at memorabilia auctions.

"There is growing concern that huge numbers of collectible historical documents are finding their way into auctions without any proof that the sellers are the legitimate owners. Theft from public collections is rampant, and most of it has probably not been discovered."

You can read the complete story here at the Fort Myers Florida Weekly - the photo is also from them. Thanks to a twitter update from SABR with the heads-up.

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