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http://go.reuters.co...toryID=13572986

BOSTON (Reuters) - A dealer of antique treasures who admitted stealing more than $3 million in rare maps was resentful of the world's top libraries and acted to finance his rich tastes and rising debt, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Shedding light into why Edward Forbes Smiley III stole 98 of the world's most precious maps over seven years, papers filed in Connecticut's U.S. District Court said he initially acted because he felt he had been wronged and slighted.

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http://go.reuters.co...toryID=13630043

He got 3.5 years. Did anyone ever deal with this collector?




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