Several dealers and a collector were indicted in July for “conspiring to smuggle Egyptian antiquities into the United States and conspiring to launder money in furtherance of smuggling,” according to a press release  from the United States Attorney’s Office.  Most of the works have been recovered by law enforcement.  This case reinforces that the United States will seek to prosecute smugglers of cultural property, and each defendant will face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison if convicted