CrimeAug 01, 2022
Joseph DuMouchelle Sentenced to 12 Years Behind Bars in $12M Fraud

The Michigan auctioneer and appraiser also has to pay restitution totaling $25 million for other victims of his fraud scheme.

CrimeJul 26, 2022
Suspects Wanted in Arizona Jewelry Store Shooting Apprehended

An 18-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man were taken into custody in California following a car chase that lasted over an hour.

CrimeJul 26, 2022

The jeweler is accused of defrauding thousands of U.S. military members.

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CrimeAug 10, 2022
Smash-and-Grab NY Thieves Flee with $2M in Jewels

The NYPD is still searching for the four suspects who robbed Rocco’s Jewelry in the Bronx.

CrimeAug 08, 2022
Nehal Modi Sentenced to 3-9 Years in Grand Larceny Case

He was convicted last month after falsely claiming he had a deal with Costco in order to obtain millions in diamonds from LLD Diamonds USA.

CrimeJul 22, 2022
Don’t Miss This Virtual Presentation About Retail Fraud and Mitigating Risk

It’s scheduled for Wednesday, July 27 at 1 p.m. EDT in The Plumb Club’s Jewelers Resource Center.

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CrimeJul 21, 2022
FBI Investigates Multi-Million-Dollar Brinks Truck Jewel Heist

Items belonging to 18 exhibitors at the International Gem & Jewelry Show were stolen, valued at more than $100 million.

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CrimeJul 20, 2022
Woman Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Death of PA Jeweler

Megan Hall was set to go on trial for charges related to the death of Patrick J. Murphy, owner of Murphy Jewelers, next week.

CrimeJul 19, 2022
Nehal Modi Convicted of Grand Larceny

The former Samuels CEO and brother of Nirav Modi was found guilty of fraudulently obtaining diamonds from Lev Leviev Diamonds.

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CrimeJul 11, 2022
3 Charged in Robberies Targeting Traveling Salespeople

The six-count indictment alleges the suspects stole, or tried to steal, millions in gemstones, jewelry, and property from their victims.

CrimeJul 06, 2022
3 Wanted in Shooting, Smash-and-Grab at Chicago-Area Jewelry Store

The suspects shot a store employee during the robbery, but he has been upgraded from critical to good condition.

CrimeJun 30, 2022
What JSA’s Annual Report Tells Us About Jewelry Crime in 2021

Plus, JSA President John Kennedy talks about the trajectory of industry crime over the last 20 years.

CrimeJun 30, 2022
Smash-and-Grab Robbers Hit Booth at TEFAF: Watch the Video

The fair was evacuated temporarily Tuesday after four suspects smashed a showcase and stole jewelry from British jeweler Symbolic & Chase.

CrimeJun 27, 2022
JSA Warns of ‘Pandemic’ of Distraction Thefts Nationwide

It cited two recent cases in California, plus incidents in Florida, Kansas, and Illinois.

CrimeJun 22, 2022
Leviev Diamonds Launches Bracelet to Help ‘Tinder Swindler’ Victims

Profits will help them recoup financial losses.

CrimeJun 06, 2022
Detroit Jeweler Fatally Shot, One Suspect Charged

Daniel Hutchinson, 47, was in his car when multiple shots were fired at him on June 1.

CrimeMay 10, 2022
Indiana Customs Agents Seize $10M in Counterfeit Rolex Watches

Officers in Indianapolis confiscated two shipments containing a total of 460 fake Rolex watches headed to Brooklyn.

CrimeMay 06, 2022
Former Bookkeeper Charged with Stealing $2.8M from Jewelry Company

Francisco Lopez allegedly stole the money from Julie Vos through thousands of transfers between September 2014 and April 2021.

CrimeMay 04, 2022
2 Plead Guilty in String of California Jewelry Thefts

Officials said the men and two other suspects stole more than $1 million in jewelry from Sam’s Club and JC Penney stores in nine counties.

CrimeMay 02, 2022
112 Rings Stolen in NYC Diamond District Distraction Theft

It’s one of several recent jewelry store distraction thefts, almost all believed to be the work of professionals.

CrimeApr 25, 2022
JSA Offering Reward in Case of Murdered NYC Store Owner

Arasb Shoughi, 60, was beaten during a robbery in his Queens store in late March and died three weeks later.

CrimeApr 20, 2022
Queens Jeweler Charged With Money Laundering

Stanislav Yakubov allegedly fenced goods for a crew that committed more than a dozen armed robberies.

CrimeApr 19, 2022
Man Found Guilty of Running $20M Retail Theft Ring

Artur Gilowski, 48, made more than $1 million selling stolen merchandise online, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

CrimeApr 14, 2022
Luxury Retail Veteran Killed in Outlet Mall Shooting

Michael Moser served as vice president, U.S. retail at Harry Winston for nearly a decade and also worked at Tiffany.

CrimeApr 07, 2022
One Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Robbery of CT Jeweler

Marco Jewelers owner Mark Vuono was shot and killed in his store in March 2020.

CrimeApr 04, 2022
Don’t Leave Jewelry in the Car, JSA Reminds Traveling Salespeople

There have been at least three thefts recently involving jewelry left in a vehicle, the Jewelers’ Security Alliance said.

CrimeMar 28, 2022
Susan Jacques, Miami Detective Honored at JSA Luncheon

The annual event took place March 19 at the New York Yacht Club after being postponed from January due to COVID-19.

CrimeMar 22, 2022
4 Arrested in Armed Jewelry Store Robbery in Arizona

The suspects stole more than $1.5 million worth of jewelry from the store, police say, but there were no reports of any injuries.

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