New York City celebrity jeweler ‘Benny Da Jeweler’ who has worked with Nicki Minaj, Usher and Ice Spice is robbed of $1 MILLION worth of gems by two gun-wielding thieves in Manhattan’s Diamond District at 1.30am
- Celebrity jeweler Benny Nisanov, who operates under the name ‘Benny Da Jeweler,’ was held up at gun point at his West 47th Street
- Jewelry worth $1 million was stolen from his store, the suspects remain at large
A New York City celebrity jeweler has been robbed of an estimated $1 million in jewelry from their Manhattan store in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Benny Nisanov was held up at gun point at his West 47th Street store in Manhattan’s Diamond District.
Nisanov, who operates under the name ‘Benny Da Jeweler’ and boasts a client list of A-listers including Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice and Usher, told police the thieves broke in carrying firearms and threatening to shoot.
The robbers looted multiple pieces of jewelry from a display case that totaled an estimated $1 million before running out and into a black sedan, police said.
The getaway car, possibly a Mercedes, was last seen heading west, officers said.
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