Spain: Police arrests pair of “Pink Panther” group of international jewel thieves

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In 2008, armed robbers, most probably members of the Pink Panther Group burst into the famous Harry Winston Jewelry shop in Paris, and snatched valuables including diamonds worth €85 million.

Spanish police recovered valuables worth more than a €1 million stolen by the “Pink Panther” thieves from a jewellery shop at the Canary Islands.


The arrest of two thieves who belong to the well-known “Pink Panther” group of international jewel thieves, reached the headlines of many media as the group is considered to be Europe’s most notorious jewel thieves.

On Wednesday, Spanish police announced they had arrested two suspected members of the “Pink Panther” group. Authorities in Spain, announced that during the operation they recovered valuables worth more than a €1 million stolen by the group from a jewellery shop at the Canary Islan...


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