The Michigan auctioneer and appraiser also has to pay restitution totaling $25 million for other victims of his fraud scheme.
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.
The jeweler is accused of defrauding thousands of U.S. military members.
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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.
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Items belonging to 18 exhibitors at the International Gem & Jewelry Show were stolen, valued at more than $100 million.
Megan Hall was set to go on trial for charges related to the death of Patrick J. Murphy, owner of Murphy Jewelers, next week.
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The six-count indictment alleges the suspects stole, or tried to steal, millions in gemstones, jewelry, and property from their victims.
The suspects shot a store employee during the robbery, but he has been upgraded from critical to good condition.
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The fair was evacuated temporarily Tuesday after four suspects smashed a showcase and stole jewelry from British jeweler Symbolic & Chase.
It cited two recent cases in California, plus incidents in Florida, Kansas, and Illinois.
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Officers in Indianapolis confiscated two shipments containing a total of 460 fake Rolex watches headed to Brooklyn.
Francisco Lopez allegedly stole the money from Julie Vos through thousands of transfers between September 2014 and April 2021.
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.
It’s one of several recent jewelry store distraction thefts, almost all believed to be the work of professionals.
Arasb Shoughi, 60, was beaten during a robbery in his Queens store in late March and died three weeks later.
Artur Gilowski, 48, made more than $1 million selling stolen merchandise online, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Michael Moser served as vice president, U.S. retail at Harry Winston for nearly a decade and also worked at Tiffany.
Marco Jewelers owner Mark Vuono was shot and killed in his store in March 2020.
There have been at least three thefts recently involving jewelry left in a vehicle, the Jewelers’ Security Alliance said.
The annual event took place March 19 at the New York Yacht Club after being postponed from January due to COVID-19.
The suspects stole more than $1.5 million worth of jewelry from the store, police say, but there were no reports of any injuries.