Category: Art Thief

Heist School

Heist School http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/06/magazine/06FOB-medium-t.html Kevin Van Aelst By VIRGINIA HEFFERNAN Published: May 31, 2010 On Friday, May 21, the day after five paintings worth roughly $125 million, including works by Braque, Matisse, Modigliani and Picasso, were discovered stolen from the Musée…

Bali, Indonesia: Alleged Italian Temple Thief Arrested in Bali

Alleged Italian Temple Thief Arrested in Bali Made Arya Kencana | September 07, 2010 http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/home/alleged-italian-temple-thief-arrested-in-bali/395020 Bali. Police in Bali have arrested an Italian national on suspicion of looting local treasures. Badung Police chief detective Adjutant Comr. Soma Adnyana told the…

Millionaire Swede behind Auschwitz sign theft?

Millionaire Swede behind Auschwitz sign theft? http://www.thenews.pl/international/artykul133238_millionaire-swede-behind-auschwitz-sign-theft-.html 09.06.2010 16:27 Anders Hoegstroem, currently in custody in Poland in connection with the theft of the “Arbeit macht frei” sign from the Auschwitz museum last December, claims that a millionaire fellow Swede was…

Man behind medals theft named

Man behind medals theft named http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10649876&pnum=0 By Jared Savage One of the thieves who stole 96 medals from the Waiouru Army Museum in 2007 is a career criminal who has hundreds of convictions for fraud and dishonesty charges. The Weekend…

Johnson gang leader faces longer sentence

Johnson gang leader faces longer sentence 10 May 2010 http://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/7534.aspx THE ringleader of the notorious Johnson family gang, who played the key role in a series of audacious thefts at stately homes across the UK, faces an increased prison sentence.…

Police seek help finding art thief

Police seek help finding art thief http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/20100508/SAG0801/305089980/police-seek-help-finding-art-thief May 08, 2010 06:00 am | By Ryan Tumilty | St. Albert Gazette The RCMP is looking for help finding art thieves who took a set of paintings from a vehicle last month.…

Fugitive art dealer Solly Sinai brought from France to NY to face heist charges

Fugitive art dealer Solly Sinai brought from France to NY to face heist charges http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny_crime/2010/04/12/2010-04-12_fugitive_art_dealer_solly_sinai_brought_from_france_to_ny_to_face_heist_charges.html BY Alison Gendar DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Monday, April 12th 2010, 12:57 PM Related News A jet-setting dealer has been dragged from France to New…