A self-portrait by Rembrandt, valued at $36 million, was taken from the Swedish National Museum in 2000. Robert Wittman, founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, went undercover — as an authenticator for an Eastern European mob group — to recover it. Swedish National Museum hide caption

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Robert Wittman's 'Priceless' Pursuit Of Stolen Art

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Middle-school "educator" Elizabeth Halsey (Cameron Diaz) favors short skirts and stilettos — and enlists her students to hold a car wash raising funds for her breast implants. Gemma LaMana/Sony Pictures hide caption

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Class Is Dismissed: 'Bad Teacher' Is Crude, But Fun

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