Arrest warrants out for Newfoundland jewellery thieves

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Two Romanian men who are illegally in Canada have arrest warrants waiting for them at Canada Border Services Agency after stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewellery from a Newfoundland store.

Fanika Rostas, 22, and Ludovic Sava, 21, along with a 16-year-old boy from Quebec, were arrested on May 13 for allegedly stealing 19 gold chains, worth $15,000, from a Newfoundland jewellery store and defrauding a Wal-Mart in Mount Pearl, N.L.

The trio allegedly used sleight-of-hand tricks to defraud the megastore $500.

Ludovic Sava is seen in provincial court. (Diane Crocker/The Western Star)

The two older men pleaded guilty to three charges on Thursday. Sava also pled guilty to a charge of breaching a court order from Ontario that he remain in the province.

After the completion of their sentences, Rostas and Sava will be arrested by the Canada Border Services Agency. Rostas has been living in Quebec, while Sava has been in Ontario.

The 16-year-old co-accused is currently free on bail and is scheduled to return to court on June 21.

Read more at The Western Star

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.