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Stolen Dutch Golden Age Art Linked to Ukraine


A collection of Dutch Golden Age art stolen from a small museum in the Netherlands more than 10 years ago has been traced to a nationalist militia in Ukraine, according to the museum’s website…. More ›

Canadian Museum Recovers Stolen Watches


Eight gold pocket watches that were stolen from the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, Canada, on January 3 — including the one above, which belonged to Bill Miner, a legendary train robber… More ›

Blind Collector’s Caregiver Sold His Art


Maureen Stuteville, a caretaker for blind 67-year-old Gilbert Jackson, is accused of stealing and selling his art to the tune of $30,000 — including a work by renowned Op artist Victor Vasarely said… More ›

Busted for Stealing a Museum’s Brains


Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department investigators had been racking their brains trying to crack a string of robberies at the Indiana Medical History Museum after a thief repeatedly stole jars… More ›

Art Thief Strikes Courthouse Jury Room


Amid the last two years’ apparent uptick in art thievery, it was only a matter of time before this crime spree reached the heartland of America. As a footnote to a Columbia County Board meeting… More ›

Rotterdam Heist Leaders Face 18 Years


The latest from the Kunsthal Rotterdam art heist trial is that the Romanian prosecutors are asking for 18 year sentences for ringleaders Dogaru Radu and Eugen Darie, the Associated Press reports…. More ›