“Spider-Man” Art Burglar Gets Eight Years in Prison for Paris Theft

February 22nd, 2017

Vjeran Tomic, the burglar nicknamed “Spider-Man” for his daring art heists, has been sentenced to eight years behind bars for the theft of five paintings worth over €104 million.  The thief’s haul included Matisse’s Pastoral, which he stole as he claimed it “embodied my youth.”

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