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  9/9/2012, Elul 22, 5772

Judaica Thieves in Milan Sentenced in Jerusalem

Judaica thieves who traveled from the Holy Land to steal treasures from the Great Synagogue of Milan, Italy were sentenced to prison terms on Sunday. The four, detained until the end of court proceedings because they were considered a "menace to society," were accused of fraudulent acceptance of goods, money laundering, impersonation, forgery, use of forged documents, smuggling, conspiracy to commit a crime, and theft.