Valuable Picasso painting stolen in Paris years ago turns up in Newark

February 27, 2015 6:34 PM

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NEWARK -- A stolen Pablo Picasso painting, missing for years and once valued at $2.5 million, was recently uncovered by customs officials at the Port of Newark.

On Thursday, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York filed a civil complaint to forfeit the seized painting and hand it back to the French government, according to a news release.

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