33 years ago today, on March 18, 1990, the Isabella Stewart Garden Museum of Boston was robbed. And because of this there has been a ruckus in America. More than 13 artifacts were stolen from this museum. The value of these artifacts has been estimated at around $40 billion. The thief has not yet been caught and none of the stolen items have been recovered. This theft in the Garden Museum is considered one of the biggest thefts in the world.
He carried out the heist by posing as a fake policeman
On the morning of March 18, 1990, two fake police officers entered the Ilabella Resort Garden Museum in Boston. He then attacked two security personnel inside the museum and was then tied up. After this, these people fled after stealing 13 artifacts from the museum. Valuable works such as Remnant, Manet, Degas and Vermeer were among the stolen artworks, which are estimated to be worth around 40 billion rupees.
One crore reward has been kept
A reward of $1 million has been announced for information about the thieves in the museum. Today, seven years later, it has been increased to $5 million. A large reward has been offered for the return of this precious artifact. It’s been 33 years since the theft, but so far no trace has been found.
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