Ex-Diavik employee to be sentenced in new year for theft of diamonds

by Brendan Burke - December 17, 2018

A former Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. employee who pleaded guilty to stealing rough stones worth thousands of dollars will be sentenced in the new year. Samson Mkhitaryan, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of theft over $5,000 last month. Mkhitaryan, an ex-employee at the Diavik diamond sorting plant located near the Yellowknife airport, was charged…

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