How a syndicate walked away with diamonds worth R91m

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Details of a 2016 diamond heist in London have come to light in a British court – and it’s the stuff of movies.

The New Bond Street jewellers Boodles in London was robbed of gems worth £4.2 million (around R91m) by a group of six people posing as Russian businessmen interested in making a purchase, The Telegraph reported.

A Frenchman by the name of Mickael Jovanovic (27) is known to have been part of the syndicate that pulled off the multi-million dollar heist.

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