U.S. to Ho bbyl obby: Thou shalt not d ot hat

The Denver Post - - BUSINESS -

Hobb ylo bb yw ill pay a$ 3 million fine and for­feit thou­sand so f an­cient Iraqi re­li­gious ar­ti­facts that were smug­gled out of the Mid­dle East. T heg overn­ment says the ar­ti­fact sw ere in­ten­tion­ally mis­la­bel edf or im­port and that the com­pany’s pur­chase of the tablet sw a s“fraught with r edf lags.” Hobb ylo bby’s own­ers are de­vout Chris­tians, and com­pany pres­i­dent Steve Green own so ne of the larges tc ol­lec­tions of re­li­gious ar­ti­facts in the worl d.heis build­ing a Museum of the Bibl ein Washington, D.C., that i ss chedul edt oo pen this fall. Green said the com­pany co­op­er­ated with the gov­ern­ment, and that it shoul dha ve been more care­ful in buy­ing the ar­ti­facts.

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