Stolen Cannes jewelry worth close to $136M, official says

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 9:00pm

The value of jewelry stolen from an exhibition in the French resort city of Cannes on Sunday is close to $136 million more than twice the amount stated in earlier reports the Nice prosecutor's office told CNN Monday.

The robbery the third such heist around the city since May happened Sunday morning at a jewelry exhibition at the Carlton Hotel, according to Philippe Vique, deputy prosecutor for organized crime in the prosecutor's office.

Earlier, a Nice police official told CNN on condition of anonymity that the jewelry was worth about $53 million.


Comments News Comments

Post new Comment