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Robert Gentile

"A Lady and Gentleman in Black" by Rembrandt (Courtesy Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)

Prosecutor: Convict Offered Sale Of Art Stolen In 1990 Heist

A Federal judge today ordered an aging mobster kept behind bars for now, while awaiting trial on charges of selling a gun to a convicted felon.

04/20/2015

Federal agents search the home of Robert Gentile. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Man Thought Linked to Art Heist Faces Sentencing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A 76-year-old reputed mobster faces sentencing in a weapons and prescription drugs case that revealed the FBI’s belief he has information about the largest art heist in history. Robert Gentile of […]

05/06/2013

Federal agents search at the Manchester home of Robert Gentile May 10, 2012. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Agents Swarm Reputed Mobster’s Manchester Home

FBI agents searched the property of a reputed Connecticut mobster suspected of having information about the 1990 robbery of a Boston museum that remains the largest art heist in history.

05/10/2012