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Swede sentenced to prison for Auschwitz sign theft

Last Updated: Friday, December 31, 2010, 10:19

Anders Hogstrom can be transferred to Sweden from Poland to serve his term.

Poland charges 3 men in theft of Auschwitz sign

Last Updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010, 23:23

Polish prosecutors filed charges on Thursday against a Swede with neo-Nazi ties and two Poles acting for profit and said all three had confessed to the brazen theft of the notorious "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign.

Three jailed for Auschwitz sign theft: Court

Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 20:40

A Polish court on Thursday sentenced three men to up to two-and-a-half years in prison for stealing the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death camp, a spokeswoman told agency.

Poland probes foreign role in Auschwitz theft

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 18:26

Polish police said today they were looking into possible foreign involvement in the theft of the infamous Nazi German "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death camp.

Polish police recover Auschwitz sign

Last Updated: Monday, December 21, 2009, 08:21

Polish police have recovered the metal sign that hung over the entrance to the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz and detained five suspects over the theft that sparked worldwide condemnation, state television said on Monday.

Poland tightens border in hunt for Auschwitz sign

Last Updated: Saturday, December 19, 2009, 16:13

The Polish government says it has tightened security as the search intensifies for the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign that was stolen from the Auschwitz memorial site.

Legendary Auschwitz sign stolen

Last Updated: Saturday, December 19, 2009, 00:27

The infamous iron sign over the gate to the Auschwitz memorial site has been stolen.