Easter Heist: London Thieves May Have Taken $300 Million In Gems

April 8, 2015 12:29 PM

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In an elaborate crime that went undetected until Tuesday morning, thieves broke into a safe deposit center used by many jewelers. Here, a woman believed to be a police forensics officer emerges from the building.

In a complex crime that relied on a descent down an elevator shaft and heavy cutting equipment, thieves made away with up to $300 million in gems and other valuables stolen from a secure facility where jewelry stores often stow their holdings. It could go down as the richest heist in Britain's histo...

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