Thailand’s blue diamond heist: Still a sore point

Thailand's blue diamond heist: Still a sore point - Time, March 7, 2010
...Despite the deaths, the police tried to return the gems that weren't yet sold by Kriangkrai in an official visit to Saudi Arabia, hoping this would end the scandal. It didn't take long, however, for Saudi Arabia to claim that most of the returned goods were imitation baubles. To add insult to injury, local press reported rumors of photos of the wives of bureaucrats wearing new diamond necklaces at a charity gala, ones awfully similar to ones taken from the Saudi royalty...

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