Monday, December 16, 2019
Shortly after Tamara Ecclestone and her family travel on Christmas vacation, burglars enter their London villa. The thieves make rich prey – and disappear from the posh neighborhood. The victim's father, ex-Formula 1 mogul Bernie Ecclestone, has a suspicion.
Spectacular jewel theft in London: The daughter of former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, Tamara, has been the victim of burglars. According to reports, thieves cleared several safes with valuable jewelry in the 35-year-old model's and reality TV star's estate in chic Kensington district of London last Friday. A spokesman for the family confirmed to the British news agency PA, "Tamara and her family are fine, but they are obviously upset and shaken." Scotland Yard said there was a burglary and jewel-stealing operation on Friday evening, but gave no name or exact address Euro). This is said to include a Cartier bracelet that was a wedding gift and is said to be worth £ 80,000 alone. Tamara Ecclestone lives with her 38-year-old husband Jay Rutland and her five-year-old daughter Sophia in the spacious town house near Kensington Palace, which according to "The Sun" has 57 rooms. According to the report, the family had only just left for their Christmas holiday when the thieves got in through a garden door. It was only after an hour that they were discovered by a security guard and fled. Bernie Ecclestone suspects insider father Bernie Eccleston suspects that the burglars had help from people with access to the property, as he told "Mail Online". "Given all the security measures on the house, I assume that an insider was involved," said Ecclestone. His daughter only left the house shortly before the "terrible" crime and traveled to Lapland. The region in northern Scandinavia stretches across Finland and Sweden and is often referred to as Santa's home. The street where Tamara Ecclestone lives is considered one of the most posh addresses in the British capital. The heavily guarded Russian ambassador's residence is located there. The Sultan of Brunei and the owner of the English first division football club FC Chelsea, the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, are said to have their villas there. The family spokesman called on witnesses to report to the police. There were no arrests initially, Scotland Yard said.