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CrimeNov 22, 2023
JSA Warns of Surge in Attacks on Jewelers on the Road

There have been eight attacks in the last month, spanning from a jewelry store parking lot in Rhode Island to highways in California.

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CrimeOct 24, 2023
Philadelphia Jeweler Followed Home, Robbed of Luxury Watch

The incident serves as a reminder to jewelers to be “prudent” about what they wear outside the store, the Jewelers’ Security Alliance said.

CrimeSep 28, 2023

The museum is asking for the public’s help in finding thousands of pieces of ancient gold jewelry and gemstones stolen from a storeroom.

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CrimeSep 25, 2023
Oregon Jeweler Accused of Selling Lab-Grown Diamonds as Natural

Police say Douglas Wayne Gamble also swapped natural diamonds for synthetic stones and failed to return customers’ repairs.

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CrimeSep 19, 2023
Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison Following Bear Spray Robbery

The suspect used bear spray to subdue employees and bystanders then stole $800,000 worth of jewelry.

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CrimeSep 12, 2023
5 in NYC Diamond District Charged in Illegal Money Transfer Scheme

The men allegedly moved more than $600 million by using their 47th Street jewelry businesses as fronts, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

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CrimeSep 07, 2023
Amazon’s Antwerp Diamond Heist Series to Debut in October

“Everybody Loves Diamonds” is an eight-part drama detailing the execution of one of the largest thefts in history.

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CrimeSep 01, 2023
16 Suspects Charged in String of East Coast Robberies

The alleged crime ring was said to be targeting jewelry stores owned by Asian Americans.

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CrimeAug 30, 2023
Baltimore Man Faces 26 Years for Single-Day Robbery Spree

Keith Poynter Jr. was sentenced earlier this month for a series of armed robberies in 2019.

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CrimeAug 22, 2023
JSA Shares Safety Tips After Safe Burglaries

A vacant neighboring property poses an added security risk for jewelry stores, the organization noted.

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CrimeAug 08, 2023
5 Charged in March Armed Robbery at California Store

GPS tracking information from a stolen Rolex helped investigators identify the suspects wanted for the robbery at Heller Jewelers.

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CrimeAug 07, 2023
Police Investigating Multimillion-Dollar Heist at Piaget Paris

Two men and a woman made off with an estimated $11 million to $16.5 million worth of jewels, said authorities.

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CrimeAug 03, 2023
Thieves Nab Nearly $1M in Jewels in Calif. Smash-and-Grab

The robbery follows a string of smash-and-grab robberies reported in California this summer.

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CrimeJul 27, 2023
Southern California Facing Series of Smash-and-Grabs

Police are investigating six robberies in SoCal, and a seventh in Northern California that may be connected.

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CrimeJul 25, 2023
Texas Jeweler Offers $50K Reward for Armed Robbery Information

Two suspects robbed Boozer’s Jewelers of more than $1.7 million in jewels, according to owner Brad Boozer.

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CrimeJul 07, 2023
Man Sentenced to 30 Years in 2020 Murder of Jeweler

Paul “Tony Pro” Prosano was one of three men charged in connection with the murder of Marco Jewelers owner Mark Vuono.

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CrimeJun 30, 2023
Ahead of the Holiday Weekend, JSA Shares Security Advice

Jewelers need to make sure their cameras are working, and someone has to respond to any and all alerts from the alarm company, JSA said.

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CrimeJun 26, 2023
A Webinar on Protecting Your Jewelry Store Is Coming Up

Jewelers of America and The Plumb Club will present “Protecting Your Jewelry Store—Essential Security Measures” on June 28 at 2 p.m. EDT.

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CrimeJun 21, 2023
Police Investigating More Than a Dozen Smash-and-Grab Robberies in NJ

They’ve occurred at jewelry stores across the state over the first two weekends in June, said officials.

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CrimeJun 15, 2023
Dollar Losses From Jewelry Crime Hit 13-Year High

Losses totaled nearly $130 million while the number of crimes reached a record level, JSA’s annual report shows.

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CrimeJun 09, 2023
Five Men Arrested in Connection to NYC Jewelry Store Robberies

The alleged robbers stole $2 million worth of jewelry, including a diamond necklace weighing 76 carats.

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CrimeMay 17, 2023
Five Men Sentenced in 2019 Dresden Jewel Heist

The men were convicted of breaking into the Green Vault Museum and stealing millions of dollars’ worth of 18th century royal jewels.

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CrimeApr 24, 2023
Jewelers Mutual Launches Free Security Training Program with JSA

The online 16-course “Safety and Security Academy” aims to educate jewelers on crime prevention and loss mitigation.

CrimeApr 20, 2023
Ex-UFC Fighter Charged in New Jersey Jewelry Theft

Karl Roberson is accused of stealing more than $200,000 worth of jewelry and watches from a childhood friend.

CrimeApr 12, 2023
Customs Seizes $4.4M Worth of Counterfeit Jewelry

CBP officers in Louisville, Kentucky, uncovered fake Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, and Chanel jewelry.

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CrimeMar 20, 2023
Jewelry Crime Reached Record Level in 2022, JSA Says

At JSA’s annual luncheon, President John J. Kennedy said the organization recorded more than 2,000 cases last year.

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CrimeMar 03, 2023
Man Who Pleaded Guilty in Jeweler’s Murder Sentenced to 40 Years

The two other suspects involved in the killing of Mark Vuono, owner of Marco Jewelers in Connecticut, are awaiting sentencing.

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CrimeMar 01, 2023
NYPD Looking for 2 New Suspects in Violent Queens Robbery

Police are searching for two accomplices wanted in connection to the crime in which a 79-year-old woman was brutally beaten.

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