Picasso painting declared as $37 Christmas present intercepted by US customs

February 27, 2015 5:24 PM

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Picasso painting declared as $37 Christmas present intercepted by US customs

Undated photo-- A cubist painting entitled "The Hairdresser" by Pablo Picasso. Authorities say the painting-- worth millions of dollars-- was stolen in France and smuggled into the U.S. by someone who falsely labeled it as an "art craft" worth about $37 when it was shipped. (AP)

A stolen Picasso painting worth millions was nabbed by U.S. customs authorities in Newark, New Jersey who didn’t believe the Fed Ex package was a Christmas gift worth only $37.

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