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Video Shows Thieves Using Axe in Museum Heist

They made off with around 100 pieces of jewelry from priceless collection

(Newser) - The raid on Dresden's Green Vault early Monday took just a few minutes, authorities say—but it was long enough for the thieves to make off with jewelry believed to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Surveillance video released Monday shows two thieves using an axe to break...

All Jewels Recovered After Botched Paris Heist

At least 2 suspects are still at large

(Newser) - Paris authorities have recovered all the jewels stolen from the Ritz Hotel in a dramatic heist , but they are still searching for two thieves who got away, officials say. Three perpetrators "entered by the service entrance, smashed the jewelry stands, grabbed jewels that were clearly expensive with the help...

Interpol Hunts Bold Pink Panthers Gem Gang

150-member crew pulls off fast, stunning ripoffs

(Newser) - Frustrated Interpol investigators are coming up empty in their frantic bid to shut down the "Pink Panther" gem gang, responsible for the most brazen jewel heists in history, from nervy ripoffs of super luxe Paris gem stores to cool grabs in Monte Carlo. "They are very well organized...

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