Officials up value of French Riviera jewellery heist to 102 million euros

A lone gunman reportedly carried out the theft at a jewellery show at the Cannes Carlton hotel, backdrop to the Hitchcock movie 'To Catch a Thief'.

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The estimated value of the jewellery stolen from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes at the weekend has been raised by French prosecutors to more than €102 million ($136 million), reports FRANCE 24.