Marshals auctioning Crundwell jewelry

Posted on: 4:43 pm, February 21, 2013, by , updated on: 05:34pm, February 22, 2013

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  • U.S. Marshals planned to auction a gold bracelet that belonged to Rita Crundwell, valued at $4,200, lot 295

  • This gold bar bullion is part of one lot being auctioned by U.S. Marshals February 23, 2013

  • U.S. Marshals planned to auction this gold necklace and pendant that belonged to Rita Crundwell. They are valued at $1,800, lot 152

  • This platinum diamond ring is part of the items to be auction by U.S. Marshals February 23, 2013

  • This SpongeBob pendant is one of the items to be auctioned by U.S. Marshals FEbruary 23. 2013

  • U.S. Marshals planned to auction this Rolex watch, which was owned by Rita Crundwell, valued at $25,000, lot 148

Jewelry that belonged to former Dixon, Illinois comptroller Rita Crundwell is among items being auctioned by U.S. Marshals.

A gold bracelet valued at $4,200; a gold necklace and pendant valued at $1,800 and a Rolex watch valued at $25,000 are among property seized from Crundwell that will be auctioned Saturday, February 23, 2013.  Lots 150 to 298 are from the Crundwell case.

The auction will also include gold bullion, fine jewelry and coins seized in other federal court cases nationwide.   The U.S. Marshals Service holds a large auction several times a year which includes items from several cases.

A preview of the items was scheduled at the Fort Worth, Texas Convention Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.  The auction is set for 10 a.m. Central time Saturday, February 23, 2013.

The auction will be live and simulcast online at www.txauction.com.

Proceeds from U.S. Marshals auctions are used to compensate crime victims and to help fund law enforcement programs.

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