Miranda Kerr Returns $8 Million Worth of Jewelry as Part of a Federal Investigation
Supermodel Miranda Kerr has returned $8.1 million worth of jewels gifted to her by an ex-boyfriend—who may have given them to her as part of a money-laundering operation, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The case surrounds Malaysian businessman Jho Low, who reportedly dated Kerr for about a
Kerr, who is not a defendant in the lawsuit against Low, has fully cooperated with authorities and gave the
Other assets included movie posters and artwork given to Leonardo DiCaprio, as well as rights to the movies Dumber and Dumber To and Daddy's Home from Red Granite. The Guardian reports that the U.S. Justice Department is still looking for more than $1 billion in assets they claim were bought with money stolen from the Malaysian government.
Some of the items at issue were provided to the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation for a charity auction. A spokesperson for DiCaprio said that those items and an Academy Award won by Marlon Brando, which was given to DiCaprio as a set gift by Red Granite to thank him for his work on The Wolf of Wall Street, were voluntarily returned.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
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