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Art Theft #332651

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Theft of paintings from Miami, Florida, bank office noted. Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Roth) Lucrative crime of art theft featured; details given of recent heist at Gardner Museum in Boston. [Private eye Charlie MOORE - describes Boston art theft case.] [Art Dealers Association of America Gilbert EDELSON - says armed robbers have replaced cat burglars.] [International Foundation for Art Research Constance LOWENTHAL - cites figures in art theft trafficking.] Problems in selling famous art works noted; scenes shown from film "Scotland Yard Investigator" in which a private collector wants art for his personal pleasure. [MOORE - says some stolen paintings are traded for drugs.] Ransoming of stolen art explained.

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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