14 Oct A New Brunswick jeweller says daring thieves walked off with a thousand dollar diamond last Friday by switching it with a fake. 5 Jan It's that time of year! We've indulged through the holidays, our clothes are feeling a bit tighter, and it's time to shed some POUNDS! I've already been hitting the treadmill and weights and watching more carefully what I eat. What are you tips for purging those extra holiday pounds? It can be discouraging to. Daring diamond thieves swap jewels for fakes in coast-to-coast spree. The Canadian Press. Published on: October 18, | Last Updated: October 18, PM PDT. A pair of thieves are believed to have swapped out worthless glass while swiping diamonds in jewelry stores from Vancouver to the Maritimes.