Stolen art industry worth €4bn annually

Last Sunday, armed men in ski masks committed one of the biggest art heists in history with a €130 million haul from a Swiss gallery.

16th February, 2008

Last Sunday, armed men in ski masks committed one of the biggest art heists in history with a €130 million haul from a Swiss gallery.

The robbers, who are still at large, took off with a Paul Cezanne, a Edgar Degas, a Vincent van Gogh and a Claude Monet from a private collection in Zurich.

It happened a week after two Pablo Picasso paintings worth €3 million were stolen from another exhibition near Zurich. Art...

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