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07/05/1994 "The Scream" is recovered three months after it was stolen

After the gallery refused to pay a ransom demand of US$1 million, Norwegian police set up a sting operation with assistance from the British police and the Getty Museum and the painting was recovered undamaged. Four men were convicted in connection with the theft.


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