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A jeweler who pawned a diamond he reported stolen and was found with a stockpile of weapons in his Alabama home will spend the next several years behind bars.
One man is in custody and more arrests are expected following the brutal beating and robbery of an employee of a jewelry store on Philadelphia’s Jewelers’ Row.
The Philadelphia mayor’s office is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the abduction, beating and robbery of a 53-year-old jewelry store employee over the weekend.
A recent report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security shows that authorities nabbed $375 million in counterfeit jewelry and watches last year, compared with $342 million in fake wallets and bags. 
Police arrested five individuals wanted in connection with a smash-and-grab robbery in Colorado after the FBI received a tip that the suspects had been posting incriminating photos of themselves on Instagram.
While overall jewelry crime continued to trend downward in 2014, there was a spike in the number of smash-and-grab robberies due primarily to two large gangs.
The owner of Custom Jewelers Gallery in Greensboro is facing felony charges after he allegedly replaced real diamonds and gemstones with simulants in the ring of one elderly customer who also was a former employee of the store. 
Members of a Detroit-based robbery crew are charged with smashing display cases to steal Rolex watches from jewelry stores in six different states.
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