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Art theft: things that make you go, 'hmmmm'....

I was just thinking of the multi-million dollar heist at the private home of the head of Moscow's Russian Gold company earlier this month. Thank the Lord no one was hurt, though the robbers made off with a bundle in art, antiques and jewellery.

Okay, so I understand that there's always a black market for these sorts of things.  What I *don't* understand is the clandestine pleasure of the Thomas Crowns of this world in spending a small fortune on important, readily-identifiable stolen goods.  I mean, one can't exactly hang the Mona Lisa on one's sitting room wall.

I'm just sayin'....

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