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Receiving stolen property IS a crime, and you can go to the District Attorney and ask that they pursue criminal charges. It is up to the DA to decide to bring those charges.
HOWEVER, you can also bring a private civil lawsuit for the "Conversion" of your property. This action can be brought against the purchasing company for the full value of the jewelry. The elements of the Tort of Conversion are as follows:
The plaintiff’s (your) ownership or right to possession of the property;
The defendant’s conversion (taking) by wrongful act against the rights of the plaintiff; and damages.
Because the standard of proof in a civil action is much less than the satndard in a criminal action, you only need prove that the purchasing company had no reasonable belief that the seller could have owned the jewelry.
Because this is a TORT action a tort (personal injury) attorney can handle this type of case very often on a contingency fee. Most attorneys who do this work will meet with you to assess the case at little charge. Additionally, you may be able to obtain attorney's fees and punitive damages in addition to your loss.
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