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Robert K. Wittman

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  • Primary photo for America's 9/11 Flag: Rise from the AshesAmerica's 9/11 Flag: Rise from the Ashes (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for P.O.V.P.O.V. (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Art and CraftArt and Craft Himself, special agent, Art Crime Team, Federal Bureau of Investigation  Less 2014 $215K
  • Primary photo for America's Book of SecretsAmerica's Book of Secrets (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Missing Piece: Mona Lisa, Her Thief, the True StoryThe Missing Piece: Mona Lisa, Her Thief, the True Story Himself, FBI special agent, investigator in cases involving art theft and art fraud (as Robert Wittman)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Himself - Author, 'Priceless' ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Robert Wittman (Aug 3, 2011) Himself - Author, 'Priceless' (as Robert Wittman)  Less

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    Robert K. Wittman joined the FBI as a Special Agent in 1988 and was
    assigned to the Philadelphia Field Division. As a result of specialized
    training in art, antiques, jewelry and gem identification, he served as the
    FBI's investigative expert in this field. During his 20 year career with
    the FBI he recovered more than $300 million worth of stolen art and
    cultural property resulting in the prosecution and conviction of numerous

    In 2005, he was instrumental in the creation of the FBI
    rapid deployment Art Crime Team (ACT). He was named as the ACT Senior
    Investigator and instructed the team members in how to conduct cultural
    property investigations. He has represented the United States around the
    world conducting investigations and instructing international police and
    museums in recovery and security techniques. In 2011, Mr. Wittman was
    elected as Vice Chairman of the Museum Association Security Committee
    (MASC), a standing committee of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).

    Mr. Wittman served as a member of the Department of State Cultural
    Antiquities Task Force based in Washington, D.C. He has sought to educate
    others in the art crime protection community in techniques on how to avoid
    becoming a victim of theft or fraud and the importance of prompt reporting.

    Awards and Recognitions:

    2000- Peruvian Order of Merit for Distinguished Service, presented by the
    President of Peru.

    2001- Outstanding Contributions in Law Enforcement Award, presented by
    Attorney General John Ashcroft, for solving art crimes

    2003- White Cross of Law Enforcement Merit Medal presented by the Spanish National Police

    2004- Robert Burke Memorial Award for Excellence in Cultural Property
    Protection by the Smithsonian Institution at the National Conference
    on Cultural Property Protection

    2010- Saving Antiquities for Everyone (SAFE) Beacon Award for recovering
    stolen art.


    In 2010, Mr. Wittman wrote the New York Times best selling memoir "Priceless:
    How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures" about his career in the FBI."Priceless" has now been translated into eight languages.

    Mr. Wittman is President of Robert Wittman Inc. and is available
    for private and public consultation in art security and recovery matters.

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