Benvenuto Cellini Renaissance Sculpture
The 10 inch tall gold Benvenuto Cellini Renaissance sculpture that was one of the top 10 most wanted works of art
by the FBI has been returned. The thief was an expert in alarms, which helped in the theft. He was also described as a "funny guy" that did not realize that he had taken a Renaissance masterpiece worth an estimated $60 million.
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"The raid was one of the most embarrassing in art history, but it was only several days later, through the media, that the thiefrealizedd he had made off with a Renaissance masterpiece. He later tried to blackmail the insurance company, Mr Geiger alleged, demanding first €5m (£3.4m), then €10m.