This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer Art Crimes: Trailing Modern Treasure Hunters Evening Lecture/Seminar Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1K0293 Select your Tickets Resize text 2,000-year-old gold armor backflap looted from a tomb in Peru Join expert on art fraud and former FBI agent Robert K. Wittman on his journey around the world as the senior investigator and founder of the FBI National Art Crime Team—catching and convicting the tomb robbers, thieves, looters, and criminals who are the financial engine of the international illicit-artifact industry. In a timely program, Wittman lifts the veil of government secrecy about tomb robbers in Peru smuggling through Miami; the recovery of stolen artifacts taken from the Baghdad Museum during the Iraq War; and the destruction of ancient artifacts by ISIS and the Taliban. He shares compelling stories about his career with the Art Crime Team, the many ancient treasures he has rescued from destruction and theft, and the multi-billion-dollar industry surrounding modern-day treasure hunting. Patron Information If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for online programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our online programs presented on Zoom. This online program is presented on Zoom.