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Minnesota diamond dealer admits to trafficking high grade pot and stolen gems

Zumbro Falls businessman Richard Allen Kay pleaded guilty to charges he helped distributed high quality marijuana worth as much as $5,000 per pound. He also admits to selling as many as 100 stolen diamonds over a period of years. Kay owns Kay Diamonds which is not affiliated with the Kay Jewelers chain.
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Zumbro Falls businessman Richard Allen Kay pleaded guilty to charges he helped distributed high quality marijuana worth as much as $5,000 per pound. He also admits to selling as many as 100 stolen diamonds over a period of years. Kay owns Kay Diamonds which is not affiliated with the Kay Jewelers chain.

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