"While diamonds may be forever, this flawed scheme was not, and now Mr. Modi will face the clarity of a New York Supreme Court indictment," said District Attorney Vance.
“Our laws are fundamentally broken when it takes the death of a fellow New Yorker to get a driver with a history of reckless conduct off the road, as is demonstrated in this case," said District Attorney Vance.
“New York City has lost a hero with a big heart with the passing of Mayor David Dinkins. He cared so deeply about every one in and every aspect of this great City, reflecting his deeply felt humanity and humility. He was a great friend and teacher, who never pulled a punch when giving advice.
“As is typical in these cases, an investigation into one stolen piece often unspools a dark web of countless other trafficked items,” said District Attorney Vance.
“Many people believe the looting and theft of antiquities are injustices that only occurred in the past, but these crimes of culture are still being committed all over the world every day,” said District Attorney Vance.
D.A. Vance: Former Century 21 Employee Charged with Computer Tampering, Larceny For Breach of Company Data
“If left undetected, this former employee’s alleged tampering could have cost Century 21 more than $50,000,” said District Attorney Vance.