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Army Pilot Charged With Selling Stolen Relics

MANHATTAN - A U.S. Army helicopter pilot on active duty has been arrested on federal charges of selling about 90 stolen, 5,000-year-old Egyptian antiquities to New York art galleries and collectors. Edward George "Dutch" Johnson is accused of selling for more than $20,000 the "pre-dynastic" pieces that had been stolen from the Ma'adi Museum near Cairo.

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