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Diamonds were this thief's best friend

With a fake ID and a phone call, a woman made off with more than $93,000 in diamonds. Now, police are looking for her and the loot.

Here's how it went down:

A woman using only a cellphone and a fake ID stole $93,000 worth of diamonds.

Oklahoma City police are seeking the woman, as yet unidentified, on a grand larceny complaint.

An employee of Diamonds Direct, 5521 N Pennsylvania Ave., told officers that someone had called their Salt Lake City division and had three diamonds diverted from the store to a FedEx store, according to the police report.

This is a photo released by police of the alleged thief:

Surveillance photo of a woman accused of stealing $93,000 worth of diamonds by diverting a shipment to a Fed Ex store.
Surveillance photo of a woman accused of stealing $93,000 worth of diamonds by diverting a shipment to a Fed Ex store.

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Surveillance photo of a woman accused of stealing $93,000 worth of diamonds by diverting a shipment to a Fed Ex store.

Surveillance photo of a woman accused of stealing $93,000 worth of diamonds by diverting a shipment to a Fed Ex store.

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Juliana Keeping

Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award... Read more ›

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