17 September 2014

/

Men Charged In Russian Avant-Garde Art Forgery Case

Detectives from the German Federal Criminal Police seized a trove of forged paintings; complete with forged provenance documents and receipts, as well as jewellery and other valuables in a coordinated raid across six German states last June – According to Der Hessische Rundfunk, . Investigators into the illegal ring believe that the artworks were painted […]

23 January 2012

/

Art Thieves Left Dangling With $1.4K

Washington Art thieves rappel through gallery skylight in pitch black, only to make off with paltry $1.4K Two thieves smashed through a skylight and rappelled down into a Washington gallery, and stole two large pieces of art. The perfect art heist, with one minor setback – the two pieces of art were valued at a […]