Hakimzadeh’s Sentence Cut in Half

Farhad Hakimzadeh, who pled guilty to stealing maps, illustrations and other pages from rare books in the British and Oxford University libraries and was sentenced to two years in prison for it, has had his sentenced cut in half by the Appeal Court. He’ll be out in less than three months. Via MapHist.

Previously: The Case of Farhad Hakimzadeh; Hakimzadeh Sentenced to Two Years; “A Notorious Gentleman Thief”; The Financial Times on “Gentlemen Thieves”.