8 convicted over Paris heists by robbers in disguise and drag at Harry Winston jewelry shop

February 28, 2015 2:15 PM

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8 convicted over Paris heists by robbers in disguise and drag at Harry Winston jewelry shop

FILE - This Friday Dec. 5, 2008 file photo shows the entrance of the Harry Winston jewelry store near the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Eight people have been convicted in connection with a spectacular 2008 holdup at a Harry Winston jewelry shop in Paris, in which three cross-dressing gunmen stole about $92 million in loot, a defense lawyer said Saturday Feb. 28, 2015. In the robbery, the gunmen wore silky wigs, skirts, stockings and high heels, and took less than 20 minutes to steal hundreds of jewelry pieces and watches. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, file) (The Associated Press)

PARIS – A defense lawyer says eight people have been convicted in connection with a spectacular 2008 holdup at a Harry Winston jewelry shop in Paris in which three cross-dressing gunmen stole some $92 million in loot.

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