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19 People to Face Trial Over Belgian Diamond Heist

Rapaport reported that 19 people have been ordered to go to trial regarding a $50-million diamond heist that took place at Brussels Airport in 2013.

As quoted in the market news:

Nine suspects have been charged with direct involvement in the robbery and the others with hiding the diamonds. Six of the 19 are also charged with money laundering in Belgium, Switzerland and Morocco, and three are women, the report said December 31.

The robbery in February 2013 saw a gang of armed men pose as police and take the diamonds from a passenger plane. The operation barely took 10 minutes and no shots were fired.

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