05 May 2009

Tambunting Gold Scandal

Tara's not the only hot mess Tambunting

greedy greedy for gold....

The wife of a member of the rich Tambunting clan in the Philippines was arrested on April 29 in New York for allegedly stealing a total of 500 pounds of gold from the jewelry store she was working.
Teresa Tambunting, wife of Edgardo Tambunting who is part of the Tambunting family that owns pawnshops and thrift banks in the Philippines, was accused of hauling more than $12 million worth of gold from Jacmel Jewelry. She allegedly slipped it out piece-by-piece in her purse lining during the past six years. Tambunting faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted.


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