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Date: 2012-03-28
Author: Bsutton

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Does a Septuagenarian Gangster Hold the Key to Solving America's Most Infamous Art Heist? Language English Email Print Save Tweet 0 Comments Pin It by Benjamin SuttonPublished: March 28, 2012The FBI believes that Robert Gentile, a 75-year-old Hartford-based mobster whose criminal record stretches back to the 1950s and whos currently being held in a Rhode Island prison for selling prescription drugs, may have information that could help solve the 20th centurys most famous art heist. Gentile says he wasnt involved in the 1990 theft of 13 masterpieces from Bostons Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, but federal authorities have denied him bail in hopes that the ailing mobster will spill the beans. They claim he was active with a group of Boston t...(read more)
... Does a Septuagenarian Gangster Hold the Key to Solving America's Most Infamous Art Heist? Language English Email Print Save Tweet 0 Comments Pin It by Benjamin SuttonPublished: March 28, 2012The FBI believes that Robert Gentile, a 75-year-old Hartfor ...
... movie "The Departed" was suspected of knowing something about the heist. Investigators eventually concluded that he was not involved in any way, leaving another cold lead in the hunt for the $50 million treasure trove. Go to top Art Crime, art th ...


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