The lab identified the stones when an uninvolved diamond dealer sent them in for grading.
She’s allegedly stolen jewelry from stores in Southern California and police also are looking into thefts in Arizona and Michigan.
The recommendation comes after DNA linked a burglary suspect to the November shooting death of Peter Damian Arguello.
The DNA was recovered from flex cuffs found at the scene of the Nov. 29 murder of Peter Damian Arguello.
Officers in Cincinnati uncovered fake goods from brands like Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Rolex, and Audemars Piguet.
All three men convicted in connection with the murder of Marco Jewelers owner Mark Vuono have been sentenced to 30 years or more.
Peter Damian Arguello, the owner of Peter Damian Fine Jewelry & Antiques, was shot and killed in an apparent robbery last week.
There have been eight attacks in the last month, spanning from a jewelry store parking lot in Rhode Island to highways in California.
John Kennedy and Berkley Asset Protection’s Andrew Chipman talk crime trends and share prevention tips ahead of the holidays.
The incident serves as a reminder to jewelers to be “prudent” about what they wear outside the store, the Jewelers’ Security Alliance said.
The organization has received reports of a racket involving “discount codes” from a supposed disgruntled former jewelry store employee.
The museum is asking for the public’s help in finding thousands of pieces of ancient gold jewelry and gemstones stolen from a storeroom.
Police say Douglas Wayne Gamble also swapped natural diamonds for synthetic stones and failed to return customers’ repairs.
The suspect used bear spray to subdue employees and bystanders then stole $800,000 worth of jewelry.
The men allegedly moved more than $600 million by using their 47th Street jewelry businesses as fronts, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
“Everybody Loves Diamonds” is an eight-part drama detailing the execution of one of the largest thefts in history.
The alleged crime ring was said to be targeting jewelry stores owned by Asian Americans.
Keith Poynter Jr. was sentenced earlier this month for a series of armed robberies in 2019.
People in the U.K. and Europe have been unexpectedly receiving rings in the mail accompanied by fake Gem-A certificates.