Feds seize 284 fake sports championship rings from Florida memorabilia stores

Federal authorities seized hundreds of fake sports championship rings from a memorabilia store in Florida, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Thursday.

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341-carat Diamond Recovered at Karowe

Lucara has announced the recovery of an unbroken 341-carat diamond at Karowe in Botswana, bringing the mine’s tally of stones over 200-carats to 54 since 2015.

Earlier this month the Canadian miner had its lease on the deposit extended for 25 years, clearing the way for a major $500m underground expansion program.

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Irresistible jewels with yellow diamonds perfect for Pantone’s 2021 colour

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A brilliantly vibrant yellow hue – “Illuminating” as it’s technically coined – has been named by colour authority Pantone as one of 2021’s colour and quite frankly, this spirited shade is precisely what we all need right now as we hope to begin the year with a healthy ray of optimism.

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American Gem Society Announces 2021 Conclave

RAPAPORT… The American Gem Society’s (AGS) annual Conclave will return this year, with a live event in Dallas, Texas.

The event will take place from September 12 to 14 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, AGS said last week. The event was originally set to run in Louisville, Kentucky, in April, but was postponed due to Covid-19. AGS scrapped the 2020 edition altogether.

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Mastermind of $147 Million Crypto ‘Scam of Epic Proportions’ Sentenced to 10 Years in US Prison

The mastermind of what the U.S. Department of Justice calls a scam of “epic proportions” has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. His crypto scheme collected over $147 million, duping 72,000 investors. He is also ordered to pay the U.S. Internal Revenue Service more than $1.8 million for tax evasion.

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