This will not go down in history as one of your big jewel heists. There were no secret tunnels dug into safes or masked men with guns and carefully planned getaways. Maybe, actually, it’s as much a medical story. Laxatives, these days, just aren’t what they used to be.
It all began with a very smiley couple sampling the wares of one of the diamond merchants at the 56th Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair, according to the Bangkok Post.