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It's so seldom that I get the chance to quote the FBI that I'm just going to go ahead and do it:

Art and cultural property crime -- which includes theft, fraud, looting, and trafficking across state and international lines -- is a looming criminal enterprise with estimated losses running as high as $6 billion annually.

That, you might have guessed, comes from the FBI web page devoted to its Art Theft Program, which describes its "dedicated Art Crime Team of 13 Special Agents" and its "National Stolen Art File." Sure, the Gardner heist story is a crime story -- but it's also an arts story. The two frequently intersect.
March 4, 2010 8:09 PM |
Arts news leads The Boston Globe today:

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Stephen Kurkjian's story about the FBI resubmitting evidence in the 1990 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist for DNA analysis is here.
March 4, 2010 6:31 AM |


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