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United States v. OneBeacon Insurance Group

United States v. OneBeacon Insurance Group, et al. (Complaint in Interpleader), 1:08-cv-00058, (D.R.I. Feb. 19, 2008); consent judgment, (D.R.I. July 18, 2008).

In 2008, three valuable paintings stolen more than thirty years earlier were recovered when a search to verify their

authenticity determined that they had been stolen.  A battle then ensued in federal court among the current owner, the heirs of the theft victim and the successor-in-interest to the insurance company that had paid the claim at the time of the theft.

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