Wednesday, January 14, 2009

"Gen. Nistri said there was evidence the smuggler intended to try to sell the works outside Italy"

CBC News:

"Italian police have recovered 10 masterpieces stolen in 2004 .... The paintings had been stolen from the halls of Santo Spirito in Sassia, a religious complex near the Vatican. They were discovered in good condition, wrapped in newspaper in the trailer of a suspected art smuggler ...."