Undercover agents set up a sting to catch four thieves who pilfered a 9-foot Tiffany stained-glass window from a New York mausoleum. The investigation ultimately leads them to a pillar of the New York art establishment. Interviews: FBI agents Carmine Esposito and Marty Finn; stained-glass artist Rosalind Brenner; and former NYPD undercover officer Eugene O'Connor.
The recovery of a collection of masterful drawings---including Durer's 1494 classic “Women in a Bathhouse”---which were looted during the closing days of World War II. Interviews: Bremen Museum curator Anne Roever-Kann and customs agent Bonnie Goldblatt. Jesse L. Martin hosts.
Dramatizations and interviews frame this look at a massive forgery scam perpetrated by a con man dubbed the Puppet Master, whose fakes included paintings by Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti. Interviews: Lisa Palmer, director of the Giacometti Association, and detectives Dick Ellis and Jonathan Searle. Jesse L. Martin hosts.
Tracing art-crime detective Dick Ellis's investigation of a dangerous smuggling ring dealing in Egyptian scrolls and ancient artwork pillaged from tombs. Interviews include Ellis, archaeological conservator Helena Jaeschke and detective Tony Russell. Jesse L. Martin hosts.
Re-creations and interviews shed light on the brazen pilfering of Edvard Munch's 1893 masterwork “The Scream” from Norway's National Gallery in 1994. The thieves were a taunting pair equipped with only “a ladder, a hammer and a lot of nerve.” Leif Lier, the top cop in the case, gives insight. Jesse L. Martin hosts.