A federal prosecutor said in a United States court in Connecticut on Tuesday that investigators believe a reputed mobster may have information related to the notorious 1990 art heist at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Assistant US Attorney John Durham made the disclosure while arguing that suspected La Cosa Nostra member Robert Gentile be held without bail pending his trial in federal court in Hartford on drug dealing charges, a spokesman for the United States attorney’s office confirmed Wednesday.
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