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Ex-Gottex accountant gets prison for theft of nearly $3.6 million – New York Daily News

By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) – A former accountant at Gottex Fund Management Holdings Ltd was sentenced on Wednesday to more than four years in a U.S. prison for engaging in a multi-year scheme to steal nearly $3.56 million from the Swiss hedge fund firm. Gary Tiffany, 33, was sentenced to 51 months by U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf in Boston after pleading guilty in October to charges of wire…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

‘I wanted to be loved’: Drug company executive ‘let an escort he met on Backpage.com spend $5.8MILLION on his … – Daily Mail

A top drug company executive and an escort racked up $5.8million worth of charges on the firm’s credit card, according to the FBI. Court filings, obtained by the Chicago Tribune, showed Scott Kennedy, 43, who worked for Nemera, and Crystal Lundberg, 31, spent thousands of dollars on plastic surgery, a San Diego mansion, a chauffeur for her children, dogs and even potted plants. The pair are both under investigation for…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Breitling bringing a rich piece of aviation history to Chicago – Chicago Business Journal

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon “Dragon” – SENATUS

By Scott Campbell In the finest expression of the art of Haute Horlogerie and a showcase of superlative craftsmanship, Vacheron Constantin’s latest Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon “Dragon” is a breaktaking demonstration of the major horological complication represented by the tourbillon. A meticulously hand-crafted 18K 5N pink gold dragon riding over the tourbillon movement at the 6 o’clock position and hand-engraved clouds on the dial, case, bezel and lugs, is a nod and…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Borrowed Time: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase & Retrograde Date in Rose Gold – Watchtime.com

“Patrimony” is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “property inherited from one’s father or male ancestor,” or “valued things passed down from previous generations; heritage.” In the case of Vacheron Constantin’s Patrimony collection of fine timepieces, both interpretations apply. Patrimony watches most definitely trace their design lineage to ancestors from the Geneva-based manufacture’s 260-plus-year history — most directly, from models made in the 1950s — while they also are clearly…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Panerai introduces new Luminor Marina – Saudi Gazette

PANERAI presents a new Luminor Marina fitted with a steel bracelet perfectly integrated with the case, the individual links being inspired by the iconic device for protecting the winding crown. With the classic, unmistakable design of its case and dial, the new Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days Automatic for the first time has the new metal bracelet with links inspired by the shape of the device which protects…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

SEC Charges Salesman Linked To Breitling Energy Scam – Law360 (subscription)

By Carmen Germaine Law360, New York (August 4, 2017, 7:00 PM EDT) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed charges Thursday against a salesman who allegedly earned $1.6 million while selling unregistered securities in companies connected to Texas oil and gas firm Breitling Energy Corp., whose executives have been accused of fleecing $80 million from investors. The SEC instituted administrative cease-and-desist proceedings Thursday against Alfred C. Teran, alleging he…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Sara Sampaio, Candice Swanepoel and Alessandra Ambrosio pose in chaps, thongs and cowboy boots in VERY … – The Sun

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Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

How Karlie Kloss, Britney Spears and Drew Barrymore exercise and stay in shape – Telegraph.co.uk

Celebrities have access to some of the best personal trainers and gyms around the world. Fitness expert Tracy Anderson is a favourite among the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez and Nicole Richie, while The Dogpound gym in New York is the go-to-place, alongside SoulCycle, and has a host of A-list clients, including the Victoria’s Secret models, Ashley Graham and Hugh Jackman. For those who don’t know where to start when it…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Model behavior! Alessandra Ambrosio showcases her fantastic figure in her workout gear in Los Angeles – Daily Mail

By Ross Mcdonagh For Dailymail.com Published: 07:45 BST, 12 August 2017 | Updated: 21:59 BST, 12 August 2017 e-mail 29 View comments She doesn’t get a body like that by just sitting around. Alessandra Ambrosio showcased her fantastic figure in her workout gear in Los Angeles on Friday. The 36-year-old rocked tight black knee capris with trainers as she made her way to Simone De La Rue Studio in Brentwood….

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Go on a Hike Like Karlie Kloss or Try Pilates Like Megan Young – Inquirer.net

Among the food posts and pictures of cute animals, you will also come across #fitnessgoals on social media. There are before and after photos of people getting in shape and videos of yoga poses and workouts on the beach. Celebrities like to share how they stay fit from running marathons to going on hikes and even just squeezing in some exercises at home. If you’re looking for some motivation or…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Alessandra Ambrosio and the Victoria’s Secret Angels Dress Up as the Wildest Cowgirls – InStyle

Already on the hunt for a unique Halloween costume? Thanks to the Victoria’s Secret Angels, you now have plenty of inspiration. On Monday, Alessandra Ambrosio and her crew of runway regulars all took to Instagram to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at what appears to be a super sultry 2017 holiday campaign. But don’t think they slipped on fuzzy red Santa Claus hats. Instead, the Angels headed out west to Aspen,…

Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Wallingford man charged in theft of $150K worth of Rolex watches from New Canaan jewelry store – Meriden Record-Journal

A Wallingford man faces charges after police say he stole $150,000 worth of Rolex watches from a New Canaan jewelery store where he was formerly employed. Pierce Shortell, 30, of 115 N. Whittlesey Ave., was charged Friday with first-degree larceny. His bond was set at $150,000. Shortell was charged following a…

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

Wallingford man allegedly stole Rolex watches from New Canaan store – Newcanaannewsonline

NEW CANAAN — New Canaan police charged a 30-year-old Wallingford man with larceny after he allegedly stole Rolex watches, worth about $150,000, from his employer. In late May, employees at Manfredi Jewels on Elm Street noticed discrepancies in their Rolex inventories and sales reports. An investigation showed the discrepancies started popping up weeks after Pierce Shortell, of North Whittlesey Avenue, was hired in 2016. The discrepancies continued throughout Shortell’s employment…

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

From Rolex watches to Coach bags, tips on how to spot fakes – Newsday

It’s like a dream come true, that Coach bag or Rolex watch being offered at an affordable price. Keep dreaming; walk away. Last year the number of counterfeit seizures by U.S. Customs and Border Protection totaled 31,560 — up 9 percent from 28,865 in 2015, according to an article in Kiplinger last month. advertisement | advertise on newsday Hot items included clothes, accessories, electronics, footwear, watches, jewelry and handbags….

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

Police Arrest Former Downtown Worker in Thefts of $150000 in Rolex Watches Over Course of One Year – New Canaanite

Police said they’ve arrested a 30-year-old man who used to work at a high-end jewelry shop on Elm Street, in connection with the thefts, over time, of $150,000 Rolex watches starting last year. Pierce Shortell. Photo courtesy of the New Canaan Police Department Pierce Shortell of Wallingford was charged with first-degree larceny. In a complicated investigation that’s still ongoing, police say the thefts first came to light in late…

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

Man charged with Rolex watches gun raid at Gleneagles – STV News

Gleneagles: Police at the scene on June 27. STV A man has been charged after a £500,000 raid involving a gun at Gleneagles. Three men are said to have threatened staff with a gun during a raid in Perthshire on June 27 and fleeing with more than 50 Rolex watches. The men are believed to have targeted Mappin and Webb, a branch of jewellers, at the Gleneagles Hotel in what…

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

Lewis Jewelers hosts party for Breitling DC-3 – Chron.com

Caption Close To celebrate the Breitling DC-3 World Tour, a cocktail party was held at Lewis Jewelers, 19335 Gulf Freeway. To celebrate the Breitling DC-3 World Tour, a cocktail party was held at Lewis Jewelers, 19335 Gulf Freeway. Photo: DANIEL ORTIZ To celebrate the Breitling DC-3 World Tour, a cocktail party was held at Lewis Jewelers, 19335 Gulf Freeway. To celebrate the Breitling DC-3 World Tour, a cocktail party was…

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

Five Regattas Constitute Panerai Classic Yachts Series – Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Tweet New York, NY (July 27, 2017) – For three consecutive August weekends in 2017, classic yachts will compete in the 13th annual North American Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge (NA PCYC) Series. With an updated rating system, the CRF MK II, sailors will battle in a series of eight possible races for the coveted Panerai trophies and timepieces. New to the series and joining the Marblehead, Nantucket, and Newport classic…

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017

Breitling Celebrates the US Tour of Their DC-3 Plane On Its Global Journey – Forbes

“The most amazing view is the unique perspective to see Earth as a planet; the big, round, mostly blue ball floating in space,” said Mark Kelly as he described one of the best views he had ever seen while orbiting in space. “And then you realize that you have 7.5 billion people living on this “island” in the solar system.” Kelly, the American astronaut, retired US Navy Captain, and naval…

Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017