January 9, 2013
Psssst. Hey. Want to Buy a Dinosaur?
Brian Switek, Slate
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.
TAGGED: fossils, counterfeiting, fraud, dinosaurs