The Year in Jewel Heists: Thieves Get Smarter, Take More Loot

Photograph by Francois Mor/AP Photo

Gunshots rang out in central Paris on the afternoon of Nov. 25, as two men robbed a Cartier boutique near the Champs Elysées, exchanged fire with police, and fled on a motor scooter with a stash of jewelry and diamond-encrusted watches.

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