> Why dont we also bring into the equation the recent case of the PAS
> FLO that was selling antiquities and had a thriving business going on
> This event was actually brough to light by a well known detectorist,
> but instead of using it as ammunition to malign the PAS or the
> archaeological community he contacted PAS directly and allowed them
> to deal with it quietly, in house... and was thanked by the PAS
> supremo for doing so!
I see - so what happens if we discover that a detectorist is secretly
carrying out archaeological work to high standards? Should we tip you off
so that you can deal with the matter quietly?