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Stradivarius Thieves Arrested, $6M Violin Recovered

A rare Stradivarius violin stolen on Jan. 27 has been recovered in Milwaukee. The instrument, crafted by Antonio Stradivari in 1715, is valued at $6 million dollars. Three individuals, described only as a 36 year old man, a 41 year old man, and a 32 year old woman were arrested Monday. They had stolen the violin from Frank Almond, concertmaster …

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$80,000 Stolen Dogs Result In Police Investigation

Imagine coming home from ringing in the New Year at a party and finding out that your dog has been stolen. Also gone are more than a dozen puppies. To make matters worse, these beloved animals happen to be worth thousands of dollars. This is the real-life nightmare being experienced by owner Marcelo Cicuta. Police believe that while Cicuta and …

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Alligator Stolen by Being Crammed Under T-Shirt

A man in West Virginia stole a baby alligator by smuggling it under his t-shirt. There’s a lot to worry about in that sentence given that gators are native neither to the Mountain State nor to t-shirts, so let’s set the scene: A man entered a pet shop in Beckley, W. Va., and asked about food for an alligator he’d …

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Dr. Phil’s Stolen Car Has Been Found

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has told the Los Angeles Times that Dr. Phil McGraw’s stolen car has been recovered. Dr. Phil, who is known for his Oprah spin-off pop-psychology TV show, had his ’57 Chevy stolen back at the end of August. The car was stolen from a Burbank auto shop where it was having work done on …

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Dr. Phil’s Car Stolen From Repair Shop

Who knew Dr. Phil was a car collector? The celebrity pop psychologist this week had his classic ’57 Chevy stolen from a car shop where it was being repaired. TMZ is reporting that the car was in the Burbank repair shop having transmission work done. TMZ states that the car, a two-door convertible ’57 Chevy, is worth $100,000. Though similar …

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Nazi Art Theft Material Discovered

During World War ll, Adolf Hitler commanded agents to raid and loot European countries, looking for precious metals, currency, jewelry, and artwork. While most of the items were recovered by the Allies after the war ended, some of them were never seen again. The Monument Mens Foundation For The Preservation Of Art–which was formed by Robert M. Edsel to help …

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Police Break Down Wrong Door Hunting iPhone

A recent burglary victim near Sherwood, Nottingham attempted to track his stolen iPhone with Apple’s Find My iPhone app on his iPad, only to have police bust into the wrong apartment. Maybe Robin Hood took it. According to The Telegraph, after the owner of the stolen phone tracked it via GPS, police were sent to the wrong vacant apartment, leaving …

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