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  1. Diamond thieves jailed over HK$3.6m haul

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng Five Filipinos who stole two diamonds worth over HK$3.6 million from a jewellery show were jailed for 38 to 56 months. At the District Court, Deputy District Judge Anthony Kwok Kai-on said it was the most serious case in the past 10 years, based on the value of the stolen diamond and diamond necklace. He said the offences jeopardised the city's reputation ...

  2. Diamond seller sentenced for kickbacks

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A saleswoman at a diamond supplier was yesterday ordered to perform 240 hours of community service for offering HK$270,000 in kickbacks to a manager of a jewellery shop. Patricia Kam Che-yee, 28, formerly a saleswoman at Schachter & Namdar Asia, had pleaded guilty to offering bribes to Isabel Jalbaud, an export manager at Jewelry Kingdom, in 2007 and 2008. ...

  3. Mainland duo accused of taking HK$2.7m diamond ring from shop

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Two mainlanders allegedly made off with a diamond ring worth HK$2.7 million from a shop in South Korea and were later arrested when they arrived at Hong Kong airport. Mo ... that on October 11 last year, Mo and Zhou visited the Richemont Korea Cartier jewellery shop in Pusan, South Korea, and asked a manager to show them rings and earrings with diamonds weighing over two ...

  4. Two jailed over theft of diamond ring

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Two mainlanders who admitted bringing into Hong Kong a HK$2.7 million diamond ring they stole from a shop in South Korea were jailed yesterday for almost two years for money laundering. Mo Riming, 44, and Zhou Yaoxing, 43, who had both initially denied the joint charge, pleaded guilty in the District Court on Thursday. Judge Douglas Yau Tak-hong, who sentenced them each ...

  5. 2 nabbed in bid to steal US$280,000 diamond

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Two mainlanders were arrested after a failed attempt to steal a US$280,000 diamond at the Hong Kong Jewellery and Watch Fair by switching it with a fake. Stall-keepers saw the men, surnamed Kong, 30, and He, 39, attempting the switch at about 12pm at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. They were arrested and were being held last night. ...

  6. Thieves snatch diamonds on first day of jewellery fair

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Carrie Chan Diamonds valued at US$57,600 and a silver bracelet were reported stolen within hours of the opening of Hong Kong's top jewellery fair yesterday, despite ... ceremony of the fair, which has drawn 737 exhibitors from 26 countries to the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Four boxes containing US$50,000 worth of diamonds were stolen from ...

  7. Two arrested for diamond switch

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Two mainland men were arrested for stealing a diamond worth $210,000 after allegedly swapping it with a fake at the jewellery show yesterday. Police said the two men from Hunan ... for treatment. Police said an investigation found that the two suspects took a four-carat diamond from a booth and left a similarly sized fake in its place. The real diamond was recovered. Superintendent ...

  8. Two men rob trader of $1m in diamonds

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Two men stole diamonds worth an estimated $1 million from the owner of a trading company in Kwai Chung yesterday morning. The 30-year-old proprietor of the business, which distributes diamonds and shoes, told police that two men in their 20s knocked on the door between 8am and 9am. When he opened the door, they pushed him to the ground, brandished a bag containing what ...

  9. Piracy's a crime, but when it comes to diamonds...

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... and others involved in battling piracy. But we identify a bit more with Halle Berry's Catwoman as she wrestles her instinct to do good with the desire to be naughty- and hold on to that diamond ...

  10. Jewel purpose

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott 1 Fish necklace by Chopard (price on request) 2 Necklaces by Tiffany & Co (prices on request) 3 White gold, diamond and sapphire necklace by Chaumet (HK$8.93 million) 4 White gold and diamond ring by Piaget (price on request) 5 Precieuse trefle ring by Dior Joaillerie (HK$3.67 million) 6 Rings by Chaumet (prices on request) 7 White gold diamond and sapphire ...




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