The Hunt For Transylvanian Gold follows a 15-year long detective mystery of trying to trace the looting of 2,000 year-old Dacian artifacts from Romania.
As special detectives unravel the $50 million case, they find a massive undercover network of illicit trafficking of archaeological artifacts worldwide.
Sold and bought by privat collectors, these criminal enterprises has been running for years selling highly sought for archaeological artifacts.
Covering Europe and the United States, this police hunt involved several international antiquarian circles, politicians and governmental entities.
But what is the story of the 2,000 year-old Dacian artifacts? And how were they stolen? This documentary seeks to trace the full story and find the perpetrators.
In the end, the hunt recovered 13 rare massive solid gold bracelets and arrested 33 people – 11 of those who are now in jail and 22 awaiting their sentences.
- Release date2017
- Full runtime
- Director(s)Andrei-Nicolae Teodorescu
- Production companyKogainon Films Production