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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A reputed mobster suspected of having knowledge about long-sought stolen artwork is due to appear in court in an attempt to get a weapons case dismissed.

Robert Gentile has a hearing Wednesday in federal court in Hartford, Connecticut.

The FBI believes the convict with a criminal record dating to the 1950s knows something about the 1990 theft of $500 million in art from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

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