Frenchman Jailed for 5 Years for Brussels Airport Diamond Heist

June 27, 2019

A man believed to be an important player in a major diamond heist on the runway of a Brussels airport in 2013, was found guilty by a Belgian court on Thursday and sentenced to five years in prison. 

The Brussels Criminal Court ruled that the defendant, Marc Bertoldi, played a decisive role in the planning of the crime even though he was not directly involved in the robbery. 

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