Italian aritfacts

Antique Italian books were on display at a press conference at the Chicago <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV000008" title="FBI" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/fbi-ORGOV000008.topic">FBI</a> offices where officials showed off some of the thousands of Italian artifacts found in 2007 in a Berwyn bungalow after the death of its owner, John Sisto. More than 3,000 religious artifacts, books and antiquities were found.<br>
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After a two-year investigation by Berwyn police and the FBI, officials determined that many of the items were removed illegally from <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO000004" title="Italy" href="/topic/international/italy-PLGEO000004.topic">Italy</a> and will be returned later this week.

( Tribune photo by Antonio Perez / June 8, 2009 )

Antique Italian books were on display at a press conference at the Chicago FBI offices where officials showed off some of the thousands of Italian artifacts found in 2007 in a Berwyn bungalow after the death of its owner, John Sisto. More than 3,000 religious artifacts, books and antiquities were found.

After a two-year investigation by Berwyn police and the FBI, officials determined that many of the items were removed illegally from Italy and will be returned later this week.

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