Rare Stolen Books Worth Millions Uncovered by Romanian Police

Authorities in Romania uncovered a stash of rare books and manuscripts worth millions of dollars in September during an investigation into a theft in the UK years earlier.

According to reports, the stash included first editions of books by Newton and Galileo stolen from a postal service warehouse in Feltham, UK, in 2017 that was worth around £2.5 million ($3.2 million).

The books were found buried in a secret compartment, under a house in Neamt County, Deutsche Welle reported.

These photos and videos released by the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism in Romania show the stash. Credit: DIICOT via Storyful

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