Elinda, Goblin in Disguise wrote:
I liked both versions. Ocean's 12 I did not like.
Diamonds are among the worst high value things to steal.
The article did explain that these were rough, uncut diamonds. Not yet certified. So from a resale standpoint they shouldn't be any more difficult to fence than any other small valuable item.
Except they can't really sell them on consignment, like the usual vendors, who usually have some flavor of exclusivity contract with the gem cutters.
What if the bird will not sing?
Nobunaga answers, "Kill it!"
Hideyoshi answers, "Make it want to sing."
Ieyasu answers, "Wait."
Timelordwho answers "Just as Planned."