South Korean Couple Arrested For Smuggling Art From North Korea

South Korean Couple Arrested For Smuggling Art From North Korea

A South Korean woman was arrested after she and her husband were accused of smuggling artwork out of North Korea. The couple acted as dealers for a group of artists in North Korea and sold their work back home. When South Korean officials tracked down the woman in China, they learned the pair had cleared half the profits of over 1,300 pieces. The works sold from ranges between $28 - $900. [Art Info]

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