Prosecutor: Reputed mobster discussed stolen Boston artwork

April 17, 2015 10:38 PM

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A reputed Connecticut mobster suspected of a connection to the artwork stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 discussed the paintings with an undercover FBI agent, a prosecutor said Friday.

Robert Gentile, who was appearing in court on weapons charges, has been identified by the FBI as the last surviving person of interest in the robbery of artwork worth an estimated $500 million.

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