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Sommelier Faces Prison Time for Art Theft

Posted in Art Recovery/Theft

On February 7, Mark Lugo, a wine steward and now art thief, admitted to stealing a $350,000 Leger drawing in New York.  He has also been charged with stealing another five works by Mie Yim.  This article confirms that Lugo has been sentenced to one to three years in prison for his crime.

 

[This entry was drafted with the assistance of Nicole Dornbusch].