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Stolen historic U.S. documents returned to owners

FBI and National Archive officials are returning to their rightful owners more than 10,000 important historical documents seized during a massive theft investigation involving a well-known collector of presidential memorabilia. Barry Landau and assistant Jason Savedoff were caught stealing documents ...

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Presidential historian Landau gets 7 years prison for rare document theft

A presidential memorabilia collector who has acknowledged stealing thousands of rare and valuable documents from historical societies and archives nationwide was sentenced Wednesday to 7 years in prison. Barry Landau was caught stealing documents from the Maryland Historical Society in ...

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Feds reach out to dealers in stolen historic documents case

Federal investigators said Wednesday they are reaching out to collectors and dealers, hoping to find more historic documents stolen by a disgraced presidential memorabilia collector. Barry Landau, 63, and his 24-year-old assistant, Jason Savedoff, both from New York City, pleaded ...

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Week in review – 2/10/12: Exelon picks Harbor Point

Exelon picks Harbor Point Exelon Corp. will build its $120 million, 300,000-square-foot Baltimore headquarters at Harbor Point, part of a $250 million development that it expects will attract about 4,500 permanent jobs, company officials said. The Baltimore Development Corp. is seeking ...

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After guilty plea from collector, a hunt for stolen documents’ owners

A guilty plea from a presidential memorabilia collector and author in a scheme to steal from unsuspecting archives for profit leaves investigators with a hunt for the owners of thousands of documents. More than 10,000 documents were seized from Barry ...

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Presidential historian pleads guilty to document theft scheme

A memorabilia collector and self-styled expert on presidential history pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to steal thousands of documents signed by leaders throughout U.S. history. Barry Landau, whose knowledge of the White House earned him appearances on network morning shows, ...

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Guilty plea expected in presidential historian’s theft case

A presidential historian is expected to plead guilty in a case in which he is accused of stealing documents signed by leading figures throughout western history. Barry Landau, a New York City author and collector, is accused of taking documents ...

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