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Boston FBI Continues Hunt for Stolen Art Work
$5 Million Reward Offered by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for Return of the Items

FBI Boston March 15, 2010
  • Special Agent Greg Comcowich (617) 223-6110

Early in the morning of March 18, 1990, two men disguised as Boston Police Officers bluffed their way into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. After tying the security guards in the basement, the subjects spent 81 minutes seizing works of art valued at over $500 million dollars, making it the largest property crime in U.S. history.

The investigation is ongoing with leads come in on a weekly basis. The FBI is confident that one day the case will be solved.

Anyone with information pertaining to the theft is asked to call the Boston FBI at 617-742-5533.

More information about the theft is available at either www.fbi.gov or at www.isgm.org

The Storm on the Sea of Galilee by Rembrandt

One of the stolen works, Rembrandt’s The Storm on the Sea of Galilee

The Storm on the Sea of Galilee by Rembrandt

Digital billboard in Boston announces reward in the case