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Nick Cannon

Impostor Pulls Off Jewelry Heist

11/17/2013 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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People in Nick Cannon's life have a problem with Glitter ... someone pretended to be part of Nick's posse and stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from Fred Segal.

Here's what happened.  A guy who called himself Michael called the Santa Monica store and said he worked for Nick, and, being the hubby of Mariah Carey, he needed some jewelry STAT.

Michael asked the woman from Fred Segal to meet him at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood with the goods.  The woman obliged, put the jewelry in a bag and drove to the Hotel. 

A guy met the woman at the front door, but it wasn't Michael ... it was a guy claiming to be a security guard and dressed like one.  The guy apparently indicated he would take the goods up to Nick's room and come down with cash -- in order to avoid paying taxes.

You guessed it.  The woman gave the dude the goods and that was the last she saw of anyone.

The LAPD is on the case.

As for how much the jewelry is worth, let's put it this way.  You can't buy a pair of pants at that store for less than $300.

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64 COMMENTS

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31.

gegeok    

Lol....that was EASY!!!

158 days ago
32.

RATTLESNAKE     

that's what happens when you think celebrities are non-sheeters !

158 days ago
33.

MichelleObama    

Lol what an idiot!!!!

157 days ago
34.

Nicoleasm    

So she definitely gets 50% of the blame here

157 days ago
35.

MacBook Pro Ho    

Wow is stealing jewelry really that easy? The robbers were probably saying "..that was the easiest one yet..like stealing candy from a baby..".

157 days ago
36.

backfire    

Guess the "woman" will be responsible for it for being so negligent in handing the jewelry to someone she did not know. Dah.

157 days ago
37.

Carl    

It wasn't like she was delivering a pizza. When you have thousands of dollars worth of merchandise you don't let it out of your control unless you are certain who you are dealing with and have the money in hand.

157 days ago
38.

PeopleDoTheMost    

Something tells me the worker that delivered the jewelry might be on it as well! How can someone be so dumb???

157 days ago
39.

cindy    

Well, I guess she's fired.

157 days ago
40.

karmah    

Nick Cannon Imposter....Very misleading headline.
*A guy who called himself Michael called the Santa Monica store and said he worked for Nick* Nobody tried to pose as Nick cannon. I wish these dumb people would tell the TRUTH once in a while....but then, they don't know the meaning of TRUTH.

157 days ago
41.

J.E.B.    

Jeez, lady.....can you be any MORE gullible? Haven't you ever heard of VERIFYING, or CHECKING out a person?

157 days ago
42.

Kimi    

I'm sure she had managements permission before she did this. It is Fred Segal after all they deal with celebs and rich folks all the time. This was probably the norm for them. She's not stupid at all more trusting.

157 days ago
43.

WLou    

Please! She is in on it! Inside job written all over this!

157 days ago
44.

Deno21    

We all know she was in on it lol...

157 days ago
45.

GRAMPZ    

Did I hear someone say "Blond"?

156 days ago
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