Kim Kardashian robbed: her insurer attacks her former bodyguard

Kim Kardashian robbed: her insurer attacks her former bodyguard

6.1 million dollars is the amount paid by AIG to star Kim Kardashian for the theft of her jewelry, stolen during a spectacular robbery at her luxurious hotel residence during Paris Fashion Week 2 years ago. In October 2016, the five attackers stole a ring worth almost four million euros, various gold and diamond jewelry, for a total amount estimated at nine million euros, the largest theft perpetrated against a country in 20 years in France. .

Those responsible for the theft

According to the TMZ site, the American insurer that compensated the wife of rapper Kanye West is now turning against her former bodyguard and his security company Protectsecurity, accused of being responsible for the robbery. The subpoena was filed Wednesday in Delaware state court.

According to the text of the complaint, obtained by TMZ, AIG claims that bodyguard Pascal Duvier failed to fulfill his responsibilities, leaving the star alone that night. In fact, he would have accompanied his sisters Kim and Kourtney to a nightclub. He is also accused of not having reported the hotel's security flaws: lack of lock on the patio door, defective intercom or lack of surveillance cameras. AIG also regrets that the concierge did not have security training, although the complaint is not directed at him or the hotel.

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A police officer from a city in Seville is convicted of trying to defraud insurance with theft of fake jewelry

A police officer from a city in Seville is convicted of attempted insurance fraud with the theft of fake jewelry

What are the chances that someone would have two diamonds stolen in two separate thefts, carried out just two years apart and committed in the same house? This is the question that hangs over a curious case recently judged in Criminal court number 12 of Seville and which resulted in the sentencing to four months in prison of a local police officer from El Viso del Alcor who had judged cheat on insurance with an alleged theft of jewelry, worth almost 100,000 euros. To this day, this municipal officer is still active and was not separated of the service. Judicial sources confirmed that he had appealed the decision.

The sentence handed down, provided by the TSJA communications office to ABC, details how Juan Francisco RP reported on May 17, 2019 that someone had entered his home the previous night, taking advantage of the fact that he had gone out with his wife to Fair of. The Alcor Viso. According to this complaint, which the Court considers to be false, the thieves had broken into a safe in the living room and had seized a fairly large haul of jewelry consisting of a rolex, a gold watch from the exclusive brand Breitlinga 1.20 carat diamond, three sets of earrings beads, gold and diamonds and several other gold pieces like a pallium embroidered with a virgin. The local police reported to their home insurance that the total amount stolen was estimated at 99,841.38 euros.

It happens, as detailed in the sentence in the proven facts chapter, that this same person had reported two years earlier, more precisely on June 25, 2016, that his house had been burglarized. And this first time, the thieves hit the target again because they took one diamond after another. break a safedifferent from the one that would have been manipulated in 2019. The agent then obtained compensation of 60,000 euros from his insurance company.

In 2017, when a year had passed since this first flight, he signed a home insurance policy with another insurer. But as the legal proceedings show, he did not withdraw as a client of the previous one, the one who had compensated him. That is, from 2017 to 2019, when the second strange theft occurred, he was paying for two similar insurance policies.

When the company that received the 2019 theft report learned that its client had already suffered a very similar theft a few years before and that he had managed to recover his insurance, it entrusted the file to the Civil Guard and to A private detective because the affair smelled bad to him.

When the alleged theft occurs, the convict goes to his colleagues in the Local Police to inspect the house, even though they had no means and said nothing to the Civil Guard.

There Criminal Judge 12 concluded after the hearing that there is sufficient evidence “which allows us to affirm, without doubt”, that the accused attempted to commit fraud. In addition to the coincidences between the two flights, the sentence specifies how, when filing the complaint second complaintwent to his colleagues from the Local Police to analyze the house “and the Civil Guard was not informed to carry out a more exhaustive inspection” despite the fact that this organization had the means to carry out this work. Scientific police.

“Although he was a local police officer and directly harmed by the criminal act, the accused appeared to have no interest in investigating the facts,” details the sentence. When the Armed Institute took over the investigation following the insurance company's complaint, it found that Eye inspection which took place in the convict's house presented irregularities that Benemérita agents confirmed at trial. “They did not even take photographs of anything they observed, and the accused was satisfied with that despite the value of what was allegedly stolen. For the amount of theft and be in inhabited house There was an obligation to report to the Civil Guard. But this was not done,” said the judge.

No papers and a fake invoice

The convict's companions who had been noticed also testified at the hearing and justified not having called the Armed Institute “because they never had vehicles and it took a long time to arrive.” An answer which did not convince the judge.

Others two clues What led to a conviction was that, despite a grand theft in 2016, the police officer failed to increase security measures at his home. I haven't installed one alarm. And on the other hand, when it came to justifying the jewels that the thieves had taken away, he only gave one “clearly false invoice“that a friend made for him on one of the stolen watches. This person testified at trial and admitted to providing this service because he was a good customer.

The now convicted man also failed to provide any documentation of the most valuable piece, the diamond. The convict claimed at trial that he had bought it from one of his uncles who was going through a bad time. “There was not even a receipt,” underlines the judge about a transaction worth thousands of euros.

This local police officer from El Viso denied the prosecutor's accusation and insisted during his statement at the hearing that he had once again been the victim of a theft.

They arrest a person who stole jewelry and money from his relatives in Punta Umbria

They arrest a person who stole jewelry and money from his relatives in Punta Umbria

The arrest of the alleged perpetrator of jewelry thefts and robberies with force in the areas of Punta Umbría was carried out this Wednesday in the city. There The police station agents of the investigation zone of the Civil Guard of Punta Umbria –through what we call Operation Odiel36 – Aurum, began the investigation following a complaint filed last time May where the theft inside a house of a large quantity of gold jewelry valued at approximately 8,000 euros.

When it comes to gold coinsthe researchers addressed the jewelry stores existing in the town, proving that “a person residing there had sold between the months of September 2023 and April 2024” many pieces of this precious metalbeing recorded in the corresponding sales contracts”.



According to Civil Guard sources, once these contracts were obtained, the jewelry sold was recognized by the complainant as being the stolen from their parents' homeexcept for a gold bracelet with several medals that “he does not recognize as belonging to his family.”

Given this circumstance, a detailed analysis was carried out of the photographs of this jewel that accompany the contract, verifying that two dates are inscribed on the obverse of the two medals, which could be a date of marriage and date of birth. With this data, the agents went to the civil registry, locating a marriage that coincides with the date of one of the medals and that, as a result of this marriage, “they had a child born on the second date inscribed on the second medal.

After this discovery, they went to the home of this couple, being located because they had been absent from the town for a long time, so they contacted their son, which allowed the jewel to be stolen from his home where she had been transferred due to absence of their parents months ago.

Due to all these indications, we proceeded to arrest of a manwhich appears as jewelry seller in jewelry store“being a close relative of their owners, he therefore accessed the house without problems and is also a neighbor of the second home where the other jewel was stolen, after having jumped over the wall that divides the patios of the two houses and later entered the property where he stole, in addition to this jewel, 1,800 euros in notes and coins.

According to the Civil Guard, “none of the stolen jewelry could be recovered”, because the deadline for legal deposit in the jewelry store had expired and they were melted down. The detainee and the proceedings initiated were brought before the Competent judicial authority. For their part, they recommended to citizenship”photograph all your jewelry so that it can be recognized by officers in the event of theft, store the jewelry in a safe place and if possible under lock and key.

Assizes de Vaucluse: the robbery of an Orange jeweler is retried on appeal

Assizes de Vaucluse: the robbery of an Orange jeweler is retried on appeal

The Gard criminal chamber, chaired by Laurent Fabre, is examining this week a case of robberies at gunpoint committed in May and June 2013 in Avignon and Orange. Prosecuted in March 2017 by the Vaucluse Criminal Chamber, Nacer Zammit, 29, and Cédric Patano, 43, sentenced respectively to 15 and 8 years in prison, will be tried on appeal. A third defendant, Boubaka M'Hamed, 43, sentenced to 14 years, did not appeal the sentence.

The matter would have started with a “joke” thrown by a jeweler from Orange to his clients: after a tax adjustment, he would have said that a robbery would be good for him… Cédric Patano would have taken him at his word and talked about “the affair” to Boubaka M'Hamed, one of his friends, who in turn allegedly proposed the hit on Nacer Zammit, 27, a man with whom he remained in prison. The trio met in Tavel and decided to act quickly by setting up the what they call a “real-false robbery”… that is, it would be an insurance trick, a thesis vigorously questioned by the victim.

After stealing a pharmacist's Audi RS3 in Avignon on May 15, 2013, the trio headed to Orange on June 11 to rob the jewelry store. After forcing the entrance door, they took the jewelry from the safe, the repair shop and the display cases. Around one hundred pieces of gold jewelry worth 150,000 euros were stolen. A real “looting” during which the two jewelers were threatened, one of them even had a gun pointed at his head by one of the thieves who threatened him, saying: “If you move we will smoke you”.

During their escape, the thieves were chased by the police, whom they managed to lose. They abandoned the Audi and allegedly hid the loot in the trunk of a tree. After swimming across a river, they stole a C15 van from a farmer in Sérignan.

Clothes, gloves and bottles from which DNA samples will be taken will be found in the Audi. Identified by the scientific police, Boubaka M'Hamed, who had gone to spend some time with his brother in the Paris region, ended up going to the police station. He admitted his involvement in the jewelry store robbery but denied stealing the Audi and threatened the farmer with a gun during the van robbery.

Nacer Zammit, after denying the facts, also ended up admitting his participation in the robbery. This man, who was then in semi-freedom, allegedly acted because of a gambling debt, so on the day of the events he left prison at 7 in the morning to go rob the jewelry store before returning to the center of police arrest. 01:40 hours, after a visit to the hospital because he was injured during the escape through fields and rivers.

As for Cédric Patano, he proclaims his innocence and assures that he avoids violence, even on television.

The trial begins at 2 p.m. I from Palma for the civil parties, Attorney General Persico in support of the prosecution. Me El Bouroumi and President Lemaire in defense. Verdict Friday.

A police officer from a city in Seville is convicted of attempted insurance fraud with the theft of fake jewelry

A police officer from a city in Seville is convicted of attempted insurance fraud with the theft of fake jewelry

What are the chances that someone would have two diamonds stolen in two separate thefts, carried out just two years apart and committed in the same house? This is the question that hangs over a curious case recently judged. in the Criminal court number 12 of Seville and which resulted in the sentencing to four months in prison of a local police officer from El Viso del Alcor who had judged cheat on insurance with an alleged theft of jewelry, worth almost 100,000 euros. To this day, this municipal officer is still active and was not separated of the service. Judicial sources confirmed that he had appealed the decision.

The sentence handed down, provided by the TSJA communications office to ABC, details how Juan Francisco RP reported on May 17, 2019 that someone had entered his home the previous night, taking advantage of the fact that he had gone out with his wife to Fair of. The Alcor Viso. According to this complaint, which the Court considers to be false, the thieves had broken into a safe in the living room and had seized a fairly large haul of jewelry consisting of a rolex, a gold watch from the exclusive brand Breitlinga 1.20 carat diamond, three sets of earrings beads, gold and diamonds and several other gold pieces like a pallium embroidered with a virgin. The local police reported to their home insurance that the total amount stolen was estimated at 99,841.38 euros.

It happens, as detailed in the sentence in the proven facts chapter, that this same person had reported two years earlier, more precisely on June 25, 2016, that his house had been burglarized. And this first time, the thieves hit the target again because they took one diamond after another. break a safedifferent from the one that would have been manipulated in 2019. The agent then obtained compensation of 60,000 euros from his insurance company.

In 2017, when a year had passed since this first flight, he signed a home insurance policy with another insurer. But as the legal proceedings show, he did not withdraw as a client of the previous one, the one who had compensated him. That is, from 2017 to 2019, when the second strange theft occurred, he was paying for two similar insurance policies.

When the company that received the 2019 theft report learned that its client had already suffered a very similar theft a few years earlier and had managed to recover his insurance, it entrusted the file to the Civil Guard and to A private detective because the affair smelled bad to him.

When the alleged theft occurs, the convict goes to his colleagues in the Local Police to inspect the house, even though they had no means and said nothing to the Civil Guard.

There Criminal Judge 12 concluded after the hearing that there is sufficient evidence “which allows us to affirm, without doubt”, that the accused attempted to commit fraud. In addition to the coincidences between the two flights, the sentence specifies how, when filing the complaint second complaintwent to his colleagues from the Local Police to analyze the house “and the Civil Guard was not informed to carry out a more exhaustive inspection” despite the fact that this organization had the means to carry out this work. Scientific police.

“Although he was a local police officer and directly harmed by the criminal act, the accused appeared to have no interest in investigating the facts,” details the sentence. When the Armed Institute took over the investigation following the insurance company's complaint, it found that Eye inspection which took place in the convict's house presented irregularities that Benemérita agents confirmed at trial. “They did not even take photographs of anything they observed, and the accused was satisfied with that despite the value of what was allegedly stolen. For the amount of theft and be in inhabited house There was an obligation to report to the Civil Guard. But this was not done,” said the judge.

No papers and a fake invoice

The convict's companions who had responded to his warning also testified at the hearing and justified not having called the Armed Institute “because they never had vehicles and it took a long time to arrive” . An answer which did not convince the judge.

Others two clues What led to a conviction was that, despite a major theft in 2016, the police officer failed to increase security measures at his home. I haven't installed one alarm. And on the other hand, when it came to justifying the jewels that the thieves had taken away, he only gave one “clearly false invoice“that a friend made for him on one of the stolen watches. This person testified at trial and admitted to providing this service because he was a good customer.

The now convicted man also failed to provide any documentation of the most valuable piece, the diamond. The convict claimed at trial that he had bought it from one of his uncles who was going through a bad time. “There was not even a receipt,” underlines the judge about a transaction worth thousands of euros.

This local police officer from El Viso denied the prosecutor's accusation and insisted during his statement at the hearing that he had once again been the victim of a theft.