6 Years in Prison for Romanian Art Thieves in Rotterdam Heist

November 27th, 2013

The thieves behind last year’s audacious heist of works from the Kunsthal Rotterdam have been sentenced to six years in prison for their thefts, which included works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet and Paul Gauguin, and which held a total value of over $24 million.  The 2012 theft has yet to see the paintings recovered, and officials say that some of the works have been destroyed.

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