$10M Reward Extended For Return Of Stolen Gardner Museum Art


AT 8:15 FOLLOWED BY THE 5th QUARTER ALL HERE ON WBZ. NEW TONIGHT, THE REWARD OF THE RETURN OF PRECIOUS ARTWORK STOLEN FROM A BOSTON MUSEUM IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER. THEY’RE EXTENDING THE $10 MILLION REWARD THAT EXPIRED AT THE END OF LAST YEAR. AND INVESTIGATORS COULD BE CLOSER TO SOLVING THE GREATEST ART HEIST EVER. REPORTER: THEY’RE SOME OF THE MOST VALUABLE PAINTINGS IN THE WORLD. THE CONCERT, CHRIST, AND DEGAH LEAVING THE PADDOCK. BUT THOSE PIECES OF ART WERE STOLEN ALONG WITH 10 OTHERS MAKING IT THE LARGEST ART HEIST IN HISTORY, AND THEY’RE WORTH MORE THAN $500 MILLION. I THINK WE’RE MOVING THE BALL DOWN FIELD. REPORTER:S IN THE DIRECT TO HAVE OF — DIRECTOR OF SECURITY. HE SAYS WHEN THEY DOUBLED THE REWARD IT REALLY HELPED. WE GOT A LOT OF INFORMATION FROM THE PUBLIC THAT PROMPTED US TO SAY WE SHOULD EXTEND THIS. REPORTER: EMPTY FRAMES WHERE THE PAINTINGS ONCE HUNG ARE STILL A REMINDER OF THE LOSS AT THE MUSEUM. WITHOUT GIVING DETAIL, AUTHORITIES HAVE SAID THEY KNOW WHO THE THIEVES WERE, AND THAT THEY’RE DEAD, BUT THAT HASN’T LED THEM TO THE ARTWORK. ONLY NEW INFORMATION CAN DO THAT. WE’RE LOOKING FOR 13 NEEDLES IN A HAY STACK, AND ALL THE WORK WE DO, EVEN ELIMINATING BAD LEADS, WE’RE MAKING THE HAY STACK SMALLER.

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