Ex-Tiffany Exec Cops To Swiping $2M In Jewelry

Law360, New York (July 26, 2013, 6:40 PM EDT) -- A former Tiffany & Co. executive pled guilty Friday to stealing more than $2.1 million in merchandise from the luxury jeweler.

Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun, a former vice president of product development and design for Tiffany, pled to a count of interstate transportation of stolen property before U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe in Manhattan federal court.

“I stole jewelry in excess of $5,000 and took it to my home in Connecticut,” Lederhaas-Okun said in court. “I knew it was illegal to steal, and I did so regardless. I...
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