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$130 million French art heist investigated

October 2, 2011

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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 […]