Hobby Lobby buys a tablet from Christie's auction house, and everyone carefully checks a box marked "we asked if it was stolen and the seller said no" and then the tablet turns out to be stolen, twice now. I knew Hobby Lobby was overly credulous before, but the fun lesson I'm getting now is that everyone is in on this whole international graverobbery business. Everything bought from Christie's is probably stolen, and that's never going to negatively impact Christie's.

@ryan Christie's like most of the modern art trade is just money laundering.


But does this means Hobby Lobby got ripped off for a lot of money? Because then at least the story has a happy ending.

@suetanvil if I'm counting right, about $2 million so far. I don't mean to discount how rad that is.

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