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#Art Theft

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'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist
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# Artful Dodger

'Spiderman' burglar goes on trial in Paris for €100 million art heist

Jan 30th 2017, 1:34 PM 9,198 Views 0 Comments

Vjeran Tomic was known for daring, acrobatic heists.

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal
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# The Man With The Lizard Tattoo

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal

Oct 4th 2015, 9:00 PM 12,054 Views 16 Comments

Sebastiano Magnanini stole a 260-year-old painting from a church in Venice. 22 years later, he was found tied to a shopping trolley in a canal in London.

6 of the most intriguing unsolved heists of all time
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6 of the most intriguing unsolved heists of all time

Feb 3rd 2014, 5:19 PM 20,874 Views 17 Comments

Can you figure out the ones that got away?

Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library
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# Art Theft

Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library

Nov 21st 2013, 4:33 PM 14,533 Views 31 Comments

A large number of books and pamphlets, some of which are of historical value, were discovered at a house in Clonsilla.

'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village
# Art Heist
# Art Heist

'Torched masterpieces' case shines spotlight on sleepy village

Aug 11th 2013, 5:30 PM 9,117 Views 0 Comments

Next week sees the opening of a trial in Romania which features the curious case of a major art theft and the alleged burning of priceless paintings in a home stove.

Search for Ireland's stolen paintings in Limerick as man arrested
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# Art Theft

Search for Ireland's stolen paintings in Limerick as man arrested

Apr 25th 2013, 1:36 PM 8,416 Views 23 Comments

A number of paintings and other items were taken from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht’s storage facility.

Stolen 'Rembrandt' dumped - but opens a whole new mystery...
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# Art Heist

Stolen 'Rembrandt' dumped - but opens a whole new mystery...

Sep 12th 2011, 10:40 AM 703 Views 0 Comments

Police recover stolen artwork – but are now questioning whether piece taken from art institute is a Rembrandt at all.

Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church
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# Art Theft

Stolen Rembrandt sketch recovered from nearby church

Aug 16th 2011, 6:38 PM 460 Views 3 Comments

The 17th century sketch was recovered safely today after an anonymous tip-off to police.

Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen
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# Art Theft

Rembrandt drawing put on display to attract buyer - and gets stolen

Aug 15th 2011, 3:31 PM 728 Views 2 Comments

Not quite the price they were hoping to get… Rembradt’s drawing ‘The Judgment’ is nabbed in a “well-executed theft”.