Lulu Lakatos, 60, was sentenced on Wednesday to 5½ years in prison after her trial at Southwark Crown Court in London. Photo: UK Metropolitan Police via AP Lulu Lakatos, 60, was sentenced on Wednesday to 5½ years in prison after her trial at Southwark Crown Court in London. Photo: UK Metropolitan Police via AP
Lulu Lakatos, 60, was sentenced on Wednesday to 5½ years in prison after her trial at Southwark Crown Court in London. Photo: UK Metropolitan Police via AP
Crime

Jewel thief swaps pebbles for diamonds in US$5.8 million London heist

  • Lulu Lakatos, 60, who posed as an expert sent to appraise the gems by a wealthy Russian client, has been sentenced to over five years in jail
  • The seven diamonds have never been recovered, in what prosecutors call the biggest heist of its kind ever committed in Britain

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Lulu Lakatos, 60, was sentenced on Wednesday to 5½ years in prison after her trial at Southwark Crown Court in London. Photo: UK Metropolitan Police via AP Lulu Lakatos, 60, was sentenced on Wednesday to 5½ years in prison after her trial at Southwark Crown Court in London. Photo: UK Metropolitan Police via AP
Lulu Lakatos, 60, was sentenced on Wednesday to 5½ years in prison after her trial at Southwark Crown Court in London. Photo: UK Metropolitan Police via AP
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