Great moments in personal responsibility, Euro edition

by Walter Olson on October 24, 2013

“A Romanian man who has admitted to stealing masterpieces by Gauguin, Monet and Picasso on Tuesday threatened to sue the Dutch museum he took them from for making his robbery too easy.” [AFP/ArtDaily]


1 great unknown 10.24.13 at 1:12 pm

Interesting given that Europe has the loser-pays system. Unless the litigant is sitting in prison and is indigent, perhaps.

2 Bill Poser 10.24.13 at 3:25 pm

Why are these men on trial in Romania for a theft that occurred in the Netherlands?

3 Graham 10.25.13 at 3:57 am

great unknown: He’s already facing fines far larger than he can afford ($24 million), an extra couple of ten thousand Euro at this point wont make any practical difference to him so I doubt he cares.

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