Rolex watches

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

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

Jamie Thorpe pleaded guilty to selling fake Rolex watches on eBay – The Argus

The evidence brought before the court

Posted: Saturday, July 01, 2017

A Chinese city just auctioned Rolex watches, underwear, and Walmart gift cards turned in by civil servants – Quartz

The anti-corruption campaign initiated by China’s president Xi Jinping in late 2012 has generated arrests, trials, at least one novel, and a slew of television dramas, as well as prompted civil servants to turn in the expensive gifts showered upon them to curry favor. A major recent auction of the spoils—possibly one of the last big ones due to the crackdown on gifting—showed the strange range of these presents: Rolex…

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Seven pillars of wisdom: the new Rolex watches for 2017 – The Jewellery Editor

The one thing you can expect from Rolex is continuity. While less established watch brands pursue shock-and-awe tactics and change design direction at the speed of light to dazzle potential watch buyers, things at Rolex move at a stately pace. Classic models from the 1950s and 1960s, like the Oyster Perpetual, the Submariner, the Explorer, the GMT-Master and Daytona are very present in Rolex’ core collections and can trace their…

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

More than $100000 in cocaine, cash and Rolex watches seized by Calgary police – CBC.ca

Calgary police have charged three people after discovering cocaine, cash and several expensive watches following two separate investigations. One person was charged with drug trafficking after an investigation in May in which police stopped a woman seen driving around the city carrying out suspicious activity, said police in a news release. Police seized from the vehicle 956 grams of powder cocaine, saying it had an approximate value of $95,600, and…

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Hundreds of PSNI officers seize luxury items including Rolex watches and a diamond – Belfast Live

Hundreds of PSNI officers involved in a large scale operation against organised crime have seized luxury items including Rolex watches and a diamond. Detectives from the Reactive and Organised Crime Branch carried out 20 searches across Northern Ireland over the past two days in connection with a “major investigation into organised crime” which they say is probing “the supply of drugs and money laundering”. The police say more than 400…

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Four in court over police raids on organised crime – BBC News

Image caption Three of the four appeared at Londonderry Magistrates’ Court on Thursday Four people have appeared in court after a major police investigation into organised crime. It follows raids at 20 properties across Northern Ireland – more than half of which were in Derry – that involved about 400 officers. The charges relate to assets worth more than £1m that include property, cash, drugs and high value jewellery –…

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

You can now bid on Rolex watches on ‘the stock market of things’ – Business Insider

StockX If you’ve ever wanted to monitor the market for Rolex watches like a stock ticker, we have good news. StockX, an online retailer that calls itself the “stock market of things,” just added two more categories: watches and handbags. Anyone looking to buy can list a price they’re willing to pay for an item, while those looking to sell can list what they’re looking to get for the item….

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Comparison of prison sentences raises questions about justice (2 letters) – The Denver Post

Marquis DeShawn McDonald, left, was sentenced to 96 years in prison for his role in a jewelry store robbery. Joel Mary Felix was sentenced to 25 years for shooting a man without provocation. Re: “Man who used sledgehammer to break into jewelry store gets 96 years,” May 17 news story; and “Aurora woman sentenced to 25 years after shooting man in driveway without provocation,” May 17 news story; I was shocked…

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Get up close with 30 rare Rolex watches at this travelling horological art exhibition – The Peak Singapore

For over half a century now, the Rolex Daytona has been one of the world’s most recognisable and coveted sports chronographs. Even its latest iteration, the Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona (reference 116500LN) with its distinctive Cerachrom bezel, remains elusive despite being available for sale for about a year now. Thinking of buying one? Tough luck as demand continues to outstrip supply and the wait list at authorised dealers can stretch…

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ex-boxing bigshot Barry Hughes appeals proceeds of crime rap forcing him to surrender £53k luxury goods haul – Scottish Daily Record

Convicted fraudster Barry Hughes is appealing against a £53,000 order forcing him to surrender a cache of luxury items. The shamed former boxing promoter wants to keep his hands on goods including Rolex watches and a mobile phone worth £5600. Hughes was slapped with the confiscation order by a sheriff as part of a dirty money probe. The 39-year-old appeared at the Court of Criminal Appeal in Edinburgh today to…

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Braylin Scott arrested for allegedly stealing teammate Hunter Donnelly’s jewelry – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Teammates on the Colorado State University football team appear to be at odds in a theft case involving valuable jewelry. CSU safety Braylin Scott was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stealing Rolex watches and diamond bracelets from a teammate’s dorm room, according to an affidavit for…

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ayo & Teo Talk Rolex Watches, Wearing Masks and Social Media Challenges: ‘Kids Want To Compete’ – Billboard

The internet will turn anything into a meme. Yet in recent years, challenges — mimicking the latest dance craze — have become just as prevalent. It’s a social media trend that Ayleo and Mateo Bowles (Ayo & Teo) know all too well. The Ann Arbor, Mich. brothers built a rabid online following by posting videos of themselves dancing to the hottest new songs and inviting fans to do their best takes.  Now, Ayo & Teo…

Posted: Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Liverpool fraudster spent ill gotten gains on fast cars, Rolex watches and luxury goods – Liverpool Echo

A Liverpool fraudster stole almost half a million pounds to fund a “luxury lifestyle” – splashing out on fast cars, luxury watches and diamond rings. James Molloy, 29, of Eaglehurst Road, Gateacre pilfered the money from an Australian business after hacking into their account and transferring it to his own bank account. The “greedy and foolish” man was arrested last month at Liverpool’s passport office as he tried to apply…

Posted: Wednesday, May 03, 2017