Description of the oil painting "The Concert"
The art theft of Vermeer's painting "The Concert"
With surveillance cameras (Webcams, there was not yet) see the watchmen two policemen standing at the entrance. "It was a silent alarm is triggered, we can come in?" It sounds through the intercom. The provisions of the guards say clearly that you should never open the doors without previously informing the museum director. Even better, you checked the silent alarm, and then sends the waiting policeman away at the door and do not need to inform the director of the museum, especially not at the St Patrick's Day, a holy holiday. But contrary to all rules open the security guards the door and let the two policemen enter.
Stolen art worth about 540 million dollars
The FBI suspects that this spectacular art robbery, the Irish gangster James Bulger, who was arrested in June 2011 in California - but because 19-fold murder, drug trafficking, racketeering and money laundering.Some claim that Burgler was stealing the works of art that night in 1990 to get mitigating circumstances after his eventual arrest - this strategy should be common among criminals.