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Kidnappers Dali, Picasso and Matisse jailed

November 16 2005

The Court of St. Louis (USA) sentenced two former security guards repository of art objects to jail and pay a large fine.

44-year-old Donald Ronald Rush and 37-year-old Byron Weiler stolen works of famous artists, including Dali, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

The total value of stolen masterpieces of about $ 4 million. Rush was given two years in prison, and Weiler - 3 months.

Both of them will have to pay a fine totaling $ 1.1 million.

Police managed to find and return the repository 88 works of art, valued at a total sum more than 3,4 million dollars. A further 45 products have not been found, reports

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