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Gundlach art theft: An expert weighs in [video discussion]

September 25, 2012|By Pat Benson

Who would steal art, and who would buy it?

We asked stolen art expert Robert K. Wittman that question after thieves stole artworks owned by bond king Jeffrey Gundlach.  Gundlach has offered a $1.7-million reward for the safe return of the stolen pieces, worth an estimated $10 million. Works by Piet Mondrian, Jasper Johns and Richard Diebenkorn were taken.

Wittman, a former FBI agent, wrote the book "Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures."

He joined business reporter Stuart Pfeifer and deputy business editor Joe Bel Bruno in a discussion of the stolen art underground. 

To find out more about the Gundlach case, click here to read Monday's story by Pfeifer, Walter Hamilton and Mike Boehm.

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