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Protected: Men in court for LS Lowry raid (Ton Cremers Museum Security Network)

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

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Protected: 40 years since heist at Worcester Art Museum – First armed robbery of a museum took place at WAM in 1972

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

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Protected: Armed robbers steal Buddhas from museum (Ton Cremers Museum Security Network)

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

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Protected: Manhunt launched in dramatic Greek museum robbery

Monday, February 20th, 2012

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Protected: Robbery at Ancient Olympia Museum: Armed robbers steal priceless Greek antiques (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

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Robbing Greece of Its Pride (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Robbing Greece of Its Pride http://rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/17/robbing-greece-of-its-pride/ Februray 18, 2012     By HARVEY MORRIS| February 17, 2012, 6:53 am John Kolesidis/ReutersAs austerity bites, applicants lined up outside a welfare office in an Athens suburb on Friday. LONDON — In another blow to Greek pride, as the country struggles to meet its European partners’ demands for a financial bailout, armed robbers broke ...

Protected: Museum robbed at Greece’s Ancient Olympia (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

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Protected: Armed robbers steal 70 relics from museum in Olympia, Greece (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

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Protected: Masked gunmen swipe Greek museum artifacts (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

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Protected: Greek police recover stolen Rubens painting

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

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robbery attempt / Roban en el Museo de Ciencias Naturales de La Plata

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Miércoles 14 de octubre de 2009 | 08:08 (actualizado a las 08:08) Noticias de Información general: anterior | siguiente Tres ladrones intentaron asaltar la caja fuerte del Museo de Ciencias Naturales de La Plata, y al no poder abrirla, se llevaron solamente dinero, celulares y algunas pertenencias de valor de dos empleados y ...

Three Valuable Paintings Stolen in Brazil during armed robbery + Thieves Return Stolen Paintings

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Three Valuable Paintings Stolen in Brazil SAO PAULO – A group of 20 heavily armed men stole three valuable paintings by Brazilian artists Candido Portinari and Tarsila do Amaral from a house in Sao Paulo over the weekend, police said. Portinari’s “O Cangaceiro” and “Retrato de Maria,” and Do Amaral’s “Figura em Azul” were stolen ...

Netherlands. Museum heist. Overval op Scheringa Museum: 2 schilderijen weg

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Overval op Scheringa Museum: 2 schilderijen weg Van onze verslaggever Harmen Bockma gepubliceerd op 01 mei 2009 16:39, bijgewerkt op 1 mei 2009 17:50 AMSTERDAM - Bij een overval op het Scheringa Museum voor Realisme in Spanbroek hebben meerdere personen twee belangrijke kunstwerken buitgemaakt. Het gaat om een gouache van Salvador Dali uit ...

ARMED ROBBERY: Thieves steal Picassos, Brazilian works from Sao Paulo museum

Friday, June 13th, 2008

SAO PAULO (AFP) — A gang of armed robbers stole two Picasso engravings and two Brazilian paintings from a Sao Paulo museum in a bold daylight heist, officials said. The four works grabbed Thursday from a branch of the Pinacoteca museum in the center of the city were insured for a ...

Swiss police find paintings stolen in Zurich art heist

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

ZURICH, Switzerland: Swiss media reported Monday that paintings stolen in one of Europe's largest art thefts have been discovered in a parking lot in front of a Zurich mental hospital.

Thieves take $91 mln masterworks in Swiss art heist

Monday, February 11th, 2008

ZURICH (Reuters) - Paintings worth about $91 million were stolen from a Zurich museum in an armed robbery in the second dramatic art theft in the area within days, police said on Monday.