Steve McCurry’s Assistant Busted in $654,358 ‘Afghan Girl’ Art Theft

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Jun 052015
 

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Legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry’s assistant has been arrested in connection with the theft of prints, books, and items from McCurry’s studio worth a whopping $654,358.

In a press release, the district attorney of Chester County, Pennsylvania, calls the case the ‘Afghan Girl Art Theft.” The statement says that 32-year-old Bree DeStephano “casually abused her position of trust to make some easy money, without a thought to the damage to Mr. McCurry.”

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