art theft

Man Charged With Swiping Valuable Dali Painting Off UES Gallery WallProsecutors allege that Phivos Lampros Istavrioglou walked into the Upper East Side gallery one afternoon last June, put the framed painting in a shopping bag and walked out. The next day, prosecutors said he flew home to Greece with the painting.
Police: Oyster Bay Man Confesses to Stealing $100,000 Worth Of ArtNassau Police say James Watt sold the stolen art to Coin Galleries of Oyster Bay. There's no word on how much he sold them for.