Over 100 historical documents are stolen from the Teatro Colon which exceeds one million dollars
February 24, 2013
Upon detection of stolen radiators in the Teatro Colón offered for sale on the Internet, police is investigating a missing over 100 historical documents and other objects of the Argentina culture icon worth over one million dollars.
Many of these letters or manuscripts signed by leading international composers are sold on Internet portals in the United States.
The case is investigating by the Office of Instruction No. 13, Capital Federal, in charge of Marcelo Roma and Secretariat Roberto Sola.
Because of these irregularities, Interpol Argentina sent a request for intervention to the U.S. subsidiary, but still there was no response.
During the weekend it was reported that about 14 radiators were sold to 749 pesos each for the website eBay and because of that situation other case started.
Fasoli Diana was the library director of the Teatro Colón until December 31 and was who led the complaints of the missing historical heritage.
Fasoli said she resigned noting a “lack of interest” on the part of the authorities of the theatre and about these thefts occurred during the reformation, which began in 2006 and whose inauguration was the May 24, 2010 by Argentina Bicentennial.