• Man arrested in eBay sale of historic documents

    January 30, 2008 by  
    Filed under Articles, Latest News, Public Records

    I came across this article from Jean-Yves BAXTER at Genealogy Blog today. According to the article, Daniel Lorello, a State employee of New York, has been arrested for stealing historic documents and selling them on eBay. He has been charged with possession of stolen property, grand larceny and fraud. His crimes were discovered after someone saw the items posted for sale on eBay and alerted the authorities. Included in the missing documents are copies of the Davy Crockett Almanacs and a letter from Vice President John C. Calhoun in 1823.

     

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