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Jewelry crimes might be rising but gemologists aren't worried.
Jewelry crimes that make headlines and have movies dedicated to their retelling tend to fall into the cat-burglary, daring-heist, or old-fashioned-stickup varieties. But there is also a thriving (albeit less cinematic) criminal industry built around counterfeiting and con jobs. Daphne Lingon, head of jewelry ...
 
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The thieves managed to escape the authorities via a motorboat and are still on the run.
Priceless crown jewels belonging to Sweden's royal family have been snatched by thieves who escaped on a motorboat and are now on the run. Two crowns and an orb were taken from a cathedral in Strangnas, west of Stockholm, at around lunchtime ...
 
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Call Her Ganda, a film by PJ Raval, follows the aftermath of the publicized murder case.
In 2014, when Filipino-American director PJ Raval revisited the Philippines for the first time since his childhood, the news of the day was not happy—outrage over the death of transgender woman Jennifer Laude.The incident had taken place in October, two months before ...
 
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Stickups, smash-and-grabs, and inside jobs: Why all the high-tech security can't stop them.
It happened in broad daylight, just before 10 a.m. on January 3. A team of burglars entered the exhibition of rare Indian jewels on view at the Palazzo Ducale in Venice and left with two items valued in the millions of dollars. ...
 
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Erik and Lyle Menendez, who are serving life sentences for killing their parents in 1989, are now housed in the same housing unit of a California prison.
Lyle and Erik Menendez, the two brothers convicted of murdering their mother and father, Kitty and Jose Menendez, in their Beverly Hills mansion in 1989, are now housed in the same California prison.On February 22, 50-year-old Joseph Lyle Menendez was transferred from Mule ...
 
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'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' explores the complicated relationship between the killer and his father.
This week's episode of American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace will explore serial killer Andrew Cunanan's childhood, as if to better understand what led Cunanan to his five-victim killing spree, ending in the shocking death of fashion mogul Gianni Versace, and the young killer's own ...
 
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This week's episode of 'American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace' will explore murderer Andrew Cunanan's childhood.
Andrew Cunanan, who murdered four individuals before gunning down Gianni Versace in 1997, has been described as a pathological liar with a genius IQ by friends, acquaintances, and investigators. But Cunanan's mother, Mary Ann Schillaci, described him as "a high-class male prostitute."This week on American Crime Story: ...
 
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Erik and Lyle Menendez are serving life sentences for killing their parents in 1989.
On February 22, 50-year-old Joseph Lyle Menendez was transferred from Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, California to the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego, says Terry Thornton, deputy press secretary at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.A February ...
 
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Was the moon landing faked? Did Hilter survive and escape to Argentina?
A conspiracy theory usually involves an illegal or harmful act supposedly clandestinely carried out by the government or very powerful people. These theories usually contradict the event's general understanding of history.Here, we list down the world’s most popular conspiracy theories and the ...
 
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The investigation into the unfortunate deaths of Canadian billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman continues.
The possession of great wealth sometimes comes with certain perils, as we’ve recently learned from the mysterious murder of Canadian billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman. The pharmaceutical moguls were found dead last December—hanging fully clothed—by their Toronto home’s indoor pool. The murderer’s ...
 
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The attempt was subsequently covered up by the New Zealand government.
A disturbed New Zealand local has been revealed to have attempted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth in the 1980s. The news of the incident was broken by Hamish McNeilly in a six-part investigation for Stuff.While assassination attempts on royals aren’t new, one so ...
 
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It was a twisted tale of sex, drugs, and a serial killer on the run that ultimately ended in the death of a fashion icon.
It was a twisted tale of sex, drugs, and a serial killer on the run that ultimately ended in the death of a fashion icon. How did Versace's assassin get away with his murder—and what drove him to do it in the ...
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