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Thieves stole $2.1 million in diamonds from Russia during the World Cup

Kazan, Russia – July 18, 2018 – During the 2018 World Cup, tourists from Colombia and Guatemala allegedly stole a bag of diamonds from a jewelry exhibition in Kazan, Russia, which hosted six World Cup matches.

According to the Moscow Times, security footage showed one man in a red baseball cap exiting a building onto an empty parking lot. That man was accompanied by another man holding a large red bundle. One of the subjects fled to South Korea, while the other went to Moscow. Click here to read about other jewelry thefts that have occurred in Europe.

If you have any information regarding the subjects involved, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.