Diamond Heist at Carlton InterContinental
Monday July 29th, 2013 - 5:08PM W
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CANNES, FRANCE—A thief stole millions in jewelry from the Carlton InterContinental Hotel in Cannes, France.
The theft occurred around noon. Original estimates stated that jewelry in excess of $50 million was stolen, while reports since have said that the amount has more than doubled, with a reported $136 million in jewels taken from Leviev Extraordinary Diamonds exhibition, which was supposed to run through August.
The armed robber, who was wearing a hat and scarf, was said to have stolen jewels and diamond-encrusted watches. There were no injuries reported.
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