Chinese police have revealed details of what they are calling the
largest theft of cultural artifacts in the history of the People's
Republic—and the heist was allegedly an inside job. Li Haitao, who
was head of security at the Waibamiao museum complex in the northeastern
Chinese resort town of Chengde, has been accused of carting off 158
ancient relics, some of which ended up on the black market and at the
Christie's auction house in Hong Kong, according to police. (Christie's
says it researched ownership and found no evidence that the pieces...
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