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Trial opens vs. ex-lawyer in '78 Stockbridge art theft

Defendant is accused of trying to sell work client reportedly stole

Robert Mardirosian's former client left seven paintings in an office loft. Robert Mardirosian's former client left seven paintings in an office loft. (JOHN BOHN/GLOBE STAFF)
By John R. Ellement
Globe Staff / August 13, 2008

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A federal prosecutor yesterday described a former Watertown attorney as a greedy man who sought to benefit from one of the largest private art thefts in Massachusetts history by allegedly trying to sell paintings he knew were stolen. (Full article: 456 words)

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