$1bn of stolen art 'is hidden in Dublin wall'
Daily Mirror|October 17, 2020
Irish crooks in frame for biggest paintings heist
RHIAN LUBIN

A TOP art crime detective says 13 paintings stolen in the world’s biggest art heist on St Patrick’s Day 1990 could be stashed behind the wall of a house in Ireland.

Empty frames still hang on the walls of Isabella Stewart Gardner museum, in Boston, USA, 30 years after two crooks dressed as police pulled off the $1billion raid.

The Concert by Johannes Vermeer, valued at £155million, Rembrandt’s Storm on the Sea of Galilee (£77.5m) and Manet’s Chez Tortoni (£50m) were among those taken.

Charley Hill, a former undercover detective with the Met Police art and antique squad, believes they are in Dublin.

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