One of the pieces stolen in the 2019 museum theft in Dresden, Germany. Photo: AFP
One of the pieces stolen in the 2019 museum theft in Dresden, Germany. Photo: AFP
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Germany museum heist: criminal gang confesses to stealing Dresden Green Vault jewels worth US$120 million

  • Rabieh Remmo, one of six on trial, told court he and accomplice broke into Green Vault museum, smashed display cases with axe; over 40 other people still wanted
  • German media dubbed theft the biggest art heist in modern history; diamond-ridden valuables from Saxon ruler Augustus the Strong’s collection were taken

One of the pieces stolen in the 2019 museum theft in Dresden, Germany. Photo: AFP
One of the pieces stolen in the 2019 museum theft in Dresden, Germany. Photo: AFP
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