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Stolen painting found 30 years after heist

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A long-lost Marc Chagall painting, stolen almost 30 years ago, has been recovered from the attic of a man connected to Bulgarian organized crime, according to new court filings.

The artwork "Othello and Desdemona," which was taken from a New York apartment during a heist in 1988, was retrieved in Maryland by the FBI's Art Crime Team after the man himself alerted investigators to its whereabouts.According to news reports from the time, the couple also lost jewelry, sculptures, silverware and carpets in the heist.

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