£4.2m of diamonds swiped under the nose of the boss

A con artist posed as a diamond expert to steal £4.2million of gems from a Mayfair jewellers by swapping them for pebbles, a court heard. Georgeta Danila, 52, was said to be part of a team of criminals who tricked staff into handing over the gems at family-owned Boodles in New Bond Street in 2016, Southwark Crown Court heard. The high-end store was visited by accomplice Lulu Lakatos, who called herself ‘Anna’ posing as a gemologist, carrying a bag containing…

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