Case of the Stolen Stradivarius Violin

The 2014 Case of the Stolen Stradivarius Violin

In 2004, the FBI established a rapid deployment Art Crime Team. Since its inception, the Team, comprised of 16 special agents, has recovered more than 14,850 items valued at over $165 million.

In 2014, the Art Crime Team investigated the Milwaukee theft of the $6 million 1715 Stradivarius violin. The team will recount the successful recovery of the instrument and prosecution of the perpetrator at an event on Wednesday, August 9 at Park Square Theatre, 20 West 7th Place, St. Paul, from 7:00-9:00 pm.

The program is free and open to the public; no reservations are necessary. Two standard CLE credits are available for lawyers (pending).

The program is sponsored by the FBIMCAA, the FBI Minneapolis Citizens Alumni Association.  Co-sponsors are Park Square Theatre and World Without Genocide at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.


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