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United States v. Tobin

United States v. Tobin, 576 F.2d 687 (5th Cir. 1978).

Two central issues drove this federal criminal case for art theft. The first was whether the inauthenticity of one stolen work reduced its value such that the combined worth of the two stolen items failed to meet the $5000 threshold for violation of the National Stolen Property Act. The second was whether the nature of the movement of the objects...

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