Two summers ago, Miami was the stage for one of the strangest FBI sting operations on record. On July 17, 2012, undercover agents set up a clandestine deal in a pricey South Beach hotel room. With hidden cameras recording his every move, an unwitting suspect carefully removed the much-coveted object ... More >>
This week's feature is a modern-day art heist mystery worthy of the silver screen. It's got a power-hungry president, a missing national treasure, an ensemble of shady middlemen out to make a fortune, and a beautiful FBI agent intent on cracking the case. But -- spoiler alert -- one thing it doesn' ... More >>
Hugo ChĂˇvez could have had his odalisque if it weren't for those damn Nazis. In a rare interview, FBI agents say that they delayed the return of a stolen $4 million Henri Matisse painting to Venezuela because of concerns that the painting had originally been looted by Nazis during World War II. I ... More >>
A painting by French modernist master Henri Matisse had been missing for more than a decade, but authorities uncovered it yesterday at, of all places, the Loews Hotel in Miami Beach during an undercover sting. The painting, which is estimated to be worth upward of $3 million, is the property of SofĂ ... More >>
A cornucopia of world-class works at Gary Nader Fine Art in Wynwood.
Hang on tightly to those Picassos at Basel. Art crime is on the rise.