Posted on 07/25/2018 at 04:58 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that two men have been charged in one of the largest library thefts in history.

More than $8 million worth of goods were stolen from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh over the course of twenty years, and pages were cut out of several rare books, according to an article published Friday.

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office charged Greg Priore, the library’s archivist and manager of the rare-book room, and John Schulman, an antiquarian bookseller, with several crimes including theft, receiving stolen property, forgery, and more.

Read the full story on the Post-Gazette’s website.

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Scandal

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