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Dresden Green Vault jewelry heist trial starts

Just over two years after a daring jewelry heist at the Green Vault museum, six men accused of stealing "priceless" artifacts are facing justice. The jewels are estimated to be worth €113.8 million ($135 million).

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Just over two years after a daring jewelry heist at the Green Vault museum, six men accused of stealing "priceless" artifacts are facing justice. The jewels are estimated to be worth €113.8 million ($135 million).