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 02, 2022

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

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

CrimeMar 15, 2022
2 Men Sentenced to Prison for Robbing Chicago Jewelry Store

They stole more than $400,000 in merchandise during the March 2017 robbery.

CrimeMar 03, 2022
LLD Diamonds Is Reportedly Suing the ‘Tinder Swindler’

The company is taking legal action against the man who allegedly posed as its CEO’s son and defrauded women out of millions of dollars.

CrimeFeb 22, 2022
15 Suspects Wanted in Smash-and-Grab Robbery of CA Jewelry Store

It’s part of what the Jewelers’ Security Alliance called a “disturbing pattern” in California.

CrimeFeb 15, 2022
Seizure of Fake Rolexes Leads Authorities to $16M Counterfeit Goods Ring

The trail led to a couple in Lawrenceville, Georgia, who were charged with possession and sale of goods bearing a counterfeit trademark.

CrimeFeb 08, 2022
LLD Diamonds Responds to Netflix Doc ‘The Tinder Swindler’

Leviev Diamonds’ parent company has found itself entangled in Netflix’s latest true-crime sensation.

CrimeJan 28, 2022
NY Man Pleads Guilty in Series of Luxury Watch Robberies

He stole or attempted to steal watches worth hundreds of thousands of dollars from jewelers across the NY Metro area.

CrimeJan 26, 2022
Customs Seizes Nearly $9M in Counterfeit Jewelry

Officials in Cincinnati and Indianapolis intercepted four shipments of fakes from Dec. 24 to Jan. 5.

CrimeJan 12, 2022
JSA Notes ‘Disturbing Upsurge’ in Smash-and-Grab Robberies

The suspects have been hitting stores in multiple states, including 23 in California since last May.

CrimeJan 10, 2022
What JSA’s Latest Crime Report Tells Us About 2022

JSA President John Kennedy talks crime trends following the release of the organization’s annual report.

CrimeJan 06, 2022
America’s Auction Channel Employee Arrested in Jewelry Theft Scheme

The employee was in charge of jewelry intake and allegedly gave stolen items to her boyfriend to pawn.

CrimeDec 15, 2021
Customs Seizes $3M in Fake Designer Jewelry, Scarves

Officers found counterfeit jewels and scarves said to be from Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Cartier, Hermès, and more.

CrimeNov 22, 2021
CA Malls See Wave of Smash-and-Grabs Carried Out by Groups

The latest happened Nov. 15, when nine suspects smashed up the showcases at a mall jewelry store in Concord, California.

CrimeNov 08, 2021
Police Searching for Suspect in Jewelry Store Bomb Scare

A man put a box containing a note demanding money and jewelry and what turned out to be a fake bomb in front of a Maryland jewelry store.

CrimeNov 02, 2021
Graff Gets Hit by Ransomware Attack

The data breach included some personal details of high-end clients.

CrimeOct 27, 2021
How Jewelers Can Travel with Jewelry Safely

The Jewelers’ Security Alliance has safety tips to share following a recent string of robberies.

CrimeSep 23, 2021
5 Men Who Fenced Stolen Diamonds Get 15 Years in Prison

They bought and resold jewels from a South America-based gang that targeted traveling salespeople across the United States.

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