Tomb robbers dug ancient tombs in the Spring and Autumn Period and sold 7.8 million three-card clocks (source:)
(Open) There is a stewed chicken soup, you can see the chicken bones, just like the stew out, a few seconds later it turned black. In Wenxi County, Shanxi Province, a captured burglar described how he stole a peculiar tripod in the late Spring and Autumn Period.
Villagers arrested for robbing tombs by village branch books: Which village hasnt stolen tombs?
Wang Yongge, a village official, was arrested by the police on suspicion of robbing and excavating ancient cultural sites just days after he arranged the protection and investigation of ancient cultural sites in Yinxu. He was arrested along with nearly ten villagers from the same village. On October 23, the latest data provided by Anyang Public Security Bureau of Henan Province to Pengbao News showed that since 2017, the local police have arrested 145 suspects involved in the implementation of theft, excavation, behind-the-scenes funding, contact and destroy stolen goods, reselling cultural relics and damaging cultural relics.