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‘Spiderman’ thief gets eight years for $100m Paris art heist

PARIS: A thief nicknamed "Spiderman", who stole five masterpieces from a top Paris museum, was sentenced to eight years in prison on Monday for one of the most daring art heists in recent years. Vjeran Tomic and two accomplices were also fined a whopping 104 million euros ($110 million) over the theft of five paintings by Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Ferdinand Leger and Amedeo Modigliani from the Musee d'Art Moderne in 2010. The artworks, which were estimated by the City of Paris to be worth 109…