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$130 million French art heist investigated

October 2, 2011


Three men are being formally investigated over the theft of five famous paintings by artists including Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse from a French museum, the Paris Prosecutor’s office said on Saturday, in a heist worth $130 million (83.4 million pounds). The artworks, stolen from Paris’ Museum of Modern Art 18-months ago after the alarm […]