Lev Leviev

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Miners dig for diamons in Zimbabwe. As a compact, stable, and transferable store of value, diamonds offer enormous advantages to smugglers, money launderers, and tax evaders.

In the spring of 2005, Erez Daleyot, a Belgian-Israeli diamond tycoon with some dubious connections, paid a visit to his Swiss bankers at HSBC Private(...)

A police car is seen parked outside the Carlton hotel in Cannes yesterday. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A lone gunman made off with jewellery and watches worth an estimated €40 million from a luxury hotel in Cannes yesterday, in what was reported to be F(...)

Local reports say a gunman walked into the luxury Carlton hotel in broad daylight and targeted a specialist diamond stand in the exhibition. Photograph: Francois Durand/Getty Images

Jewels worth an estimated €40 million have been stolen from an exhibition in the French resort of Cannes, according to reports. A gunman walked(...)