Monday, February 16, 2015

America's Only Art Cop Gets Conviction - Chagall Thief Gets Four Years


An art thief that tried to sell a number of stolen expressionist masterpieces that including paintings by Marc Chagall and Arshile Gorky at well below their market value, has been sentenced to four years in prison, Associated Press reports. The not-so-clever thief Raul Espinoza, who has prior burglary convictions, pleaded no contest to one count of receiving stolen property. more...