It’s been nearly 30 years since two conniving art thieves dressed up like Boston cops and sweet-talked their way into the city’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum after closing hours. Once inside, they handily tied up the museum’s two on duty security guards and carried out the biggest art heist in modern history, stealing 13 masterpieces worth more than $500 million in a rather leisurely 80 minutes.
Did Whitey Bulger* Pull Off the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Art Heist for the IRA? Did Whitey Bulger Pull Off the Gardner Art Heist for the IRA?
Private detectives on the trail of 13 masterpieces stolen from Boston 30 years ago are looking at what’s left of the Irish group. Others are skeptical of the fantastic theory.
*Bulger was a long time informant for the FBI. If this is true this crime was committed while he was working for the FBI.