I wrote about this crime when the accused were arrested. My earlier articles may be found at https://bit.ly/37NRKLT and https://bit.ly/30ZNUOD. Now the two men have been tried and sentenced. According to an article at https://bit.ly/2YisB99:
“A former archivist and a bookstore proprietor who had been accused of stealing about 300 uncommon books and different artifacts from Pittsburgh’s central library — objects that may price greater than $eight million to interchange — had been every sentenced Friday to a number of years of home arrest, prosecutors stated.
“The former archivist, Gregory Priore, who oversaw a particular assortment of uncommon books on the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, walked out of the constructing with books — generally in plain sight — and bought them to the native bookstore proprietor, John Schulman, in a scheme that lasted almost 20 years, the authorities stated.
“Patrick Dowd, board chair of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, stated the thefts ‘will without end increase doubts in regards to the safety of all future charitable donations, notably to the Carnegie Library.'”
You can read the full story at https://bit.ly/2YisB99.