January 9, 2013

Psssst. Hey. Want to Buy a Dinosaur?

Brian Switek, Slate


AP Photo

Fossils are priceless. I mean that in both senses: They are invaluable clues about vanished lives, and their worth should never be measured in dollars. But Eric Prokopi made quite a bit of money dealing fossils and, as it turns out, brazenly smuggling them.

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TAGGED: Fossils, Counterfeiting, Fraud, Dinosaurs

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