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The Bahia Emerald, which has an estimated value of $400 million. (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Morgan Hill Man Says He Was Swindled Out Of Big Emerald

A Morgan Hill businessman who insists he is the rightful owner of the mysterious Bahia Emerald testified Wednesday that he was swindled out of the 840-pound rock by the same people he’d made previous deals with, including one for a 50-pound emerald that he still owns.

CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010

The Bahia Emerald, which has an estimated value of $400 million. (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Morgan Hill Man Claims To Own $400 Million Emerald

A Bay Area man who said he is the true owner of an 840-pound emerald held to that story in court Tuesday as a lawyer for another group of claimants pressed him to admit he was really little more than a tourist who was photographed with the $400 million rock.

CBS San Francisco–11/09/2010

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