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Inmate offers tip on '90 Gardner heist

Museum, FBI downplay claim

By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / February 24, 2009

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An inmate serving a life sentence for murder asserts that just before his friend died 18 years ago, he confided that he was involved in the 1990 theft of more than $300 million worth of artwork from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and had stashed the masterpieces at an undisclosed "safe house" in Maine, according to his lawyer. (Full article: 350 words)

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