Former FBI Investigator to Speak at Penn About Recovering Stolen Art

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151
Media Contact:Pam Kosty | | 215-898-4045February 26, 2013


WHO:            Robert Wittman, former senior investigator/founder of the FBI's National Art    Crime Team

WHAT:          "Recovering the Priceless: The Proof Is in the Undercover Operation to Regain Our Heritage!"

WHEN:          Feb. 27, 2013, 6p.m.

WHERE:        University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

                        33rd and Spruce streets


Robert Wittman’s work in recovering more than $300 million in stolen art and cultural property has taken him around the world to recover items including ancient Peruvian golden artifacts, a Rembrandt painting and Gerinomo’s eagle-feathered war bonnet.

As part of Penn’s 2012-13 academic theme, “Year of Proof,” Wittman will discuss the proofs needed to solve cases.