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Peru v. Johnson
Peru v. Johnson, 720 F. Supp. 810 (C.D. Cal. 1989); aff'd, 933 F.2d 1013 (9th Cir. 1991).
The Peruvian government brought an unsuccessful civil action to recover artifacts seized from Benjamin Johnson, a collector and conservator. David Swetnam, an art dealer from whom other works were seized, was convicted of a misdemeanor customs violation. A handful of works were returned to Peru from Swetnam’s collection.
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