Man Steals 68 Carat Diamond By Claiming It's Lost

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A Canadian businessman arranged to buy a $3.3 million South African diamond, then claimed it was lost by customs at JFK. He sold it to a U.S. jeweler and went on the lam, sparking an international battle over the gem.

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mooncat82
MoonCat82 is a nomnivore

holy crap that's a beautiful stone. but who buys something that big? would it have to be cut up into several pieces?