Stolen 'Wizard of Oz' Ruby Slippers Found during Sting Operation

The FBI says a pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" that was stolen from a Minnesota museum was recovered in a sting operation.

Posted: Sep 5, 2018 7:57 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The FBI says a pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" that was stolen from a Minnesota museum was recovered in a sting operation.

The slippers were taken from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, in 2005.

The FBI says a man approached the company that insured the slippers and said he could help recover them. The agency says it was an extortion plot.

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