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Artifact thief working in military museum

Ex-state archivist Lorello running bookstore

Lance Ingmire, president of the Friends of the New York State Military Museum, speaks in front of the museum about the hiring of Daniel Lorello, who runs the gift shop at the museum and was convicted in October 2008 of stealing hundreds of historical documents and artifacts belonging to the New York State Archives while working there.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Lance Ingmire, president of the Friends of the New York State Military Museum, speaks in front of the museum about the hiring of Daniel Lorello, who runs the gift shop at the museum and was convicted in October 2008 of stealing hundreds of historical documents and artifacts belonging to the New York State Archives while working there.
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A man who did prison time for stealing hundreds of items from the New York State Archives has landed a job at the state’s military museum, home to thousands of artifacts dating back to the Revolutionary War. Former state archivist Daniel Lorello is working in the New York State Military Museum’s bookstore, which is run by a volunteer support group. Lorello isn’t a state employee and doesn’t have access to collections, said Eric Durr, a ...


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