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ntly stolen after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences shipped it off to be refurbished. But the statuette later turned up in an airport trash bin, according to her publicist, Brad Cafarelli.
The Oscar was returned to the academy in Beverly Hills, where it was stashed in a vault until Goldberg could collect it, academy spokesman John Pavlik said. The incident came two years after 55 new Oscar statuettes were stolen from a California shipment facility. All but three of the gold-plated trophies were found in a trash bin by a junk dealer whose brother was subsequently charged in the theft. Reuters