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Multimillionaire financier victim of $10-million heist

September 19, 2012 | 10:54 pm

Jeffrey Gundlach was the victim of a $10-million burglary in Santa Monica, a source saysThe victim of a $10-million burglary last week was multimillionaire financier Jeffrey Gundlach, a source familiar with the situation said Wednesday night.

Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital and the former bond guru for TCW Inc., lost several high-end paintings and a 2010 red Porsche Carrera 4S in the burglary.

According to authorities, the home in the 500 block of 12th Street in Santa Monica was burglarized last week while the resident was on a trip.

PHOTOS: Art stolen in $10-million burglary

The stolen goods include paintings by such artists as California Impressionist Guy Rose and landscape artist Hanson Duvall Puthuff.

Also stolen were five luxury watches, wine and cash.

The burglary occurred between 3 p.m. Sept. 12 and 8 p.m. Friday, according to a Santa Monica police statement.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking that anyone with information regarding the burglary contact Det. David Haro at (310) 458-8432, Sgt. Henry Ramirez at (310) 458-8453, or the Santa Monica Police Department at (310) 458-8495.


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Photo: Jeffrey Gundlach spoke last week at the Bloomberg Markets 50 Summit in New York. Credit: Jin Lee / Bloomberg