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Picasso Among 7 Masterpieces Stolen From Dutch Museum

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Dutch police say thieves have stolen seven paintings by renowned artists, including Picasso, Matisse and Monet, from a museum in Rotterdam. The thieves removed the masterpieces from the Kunsthal museum before dawn Tuesday, triggering an alarm but leaving the scene before police arrived. The art theft is one of the biggest in the Netherlands in […]

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Picasso Among 7 Masterpieces Stolen From Dutch Museum

Posted October 16th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Dutch police say thieves have stolen seven paintings by prominent modern artists, including Picasso, Matisse and Monet, from a museum in Rotterdam. The thieves removed the masterpieces from the Kunsthal museum before dawn Tuesday, triggering an alarm but leaving the scene before police arrived. The art theft is one of the biggest in the Netherlands […]

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NYC Authorities: ID Theft Ring Recruited Waiters to Steal Information

Posted November 18th, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in New York City say a ring of identity thieves recruited waiters at high-end restaurants to steal credit card numbers that were later used to obtain more than $1 million dollars’ worth of cash and goods. The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. said Friday that 27 people have been arrested in […]

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Truck with US Presidential Podium Reportedly Stole, Recovered

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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It appears thieves briefly made off with a truck carrying the podium and other equipment used as part of U.S. President Barack Obama current tour. A local television station in the U.S. state of Virginia first reported the truck was stolen from a hotel parking lot in the city of Richmond. WWBT-TV said the truck […]

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More Than 100 Charged in Massive NYC Theft Ring

Posted October 7th, 2011 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in New York say 111 people from five criminal enterprises have been indicted in a scheme described as the largest identity theft case in U.S. history. The District Attorney’s office in Queens issued a statement Friday, saying the scheme involved five criminal enterprises based in the area and having ties to Europe, Asia, Africa […]

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Israeli Couple Confess to Auschwitz Artifact Theft

Posted June 25th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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An Israeli couple have confessed to stealing historic artifacts from the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp in Poland and settled for a suspended prison sentence and a fine. Polish Prosecutor Mariusz Slomka said Saturday the couple — a 60-year-old man and his 57-year-old wife — are free to go back to Israel. The couple were arrested […]

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