Burglars broke into Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli’s LA home, taking $1 million worth of jewelry
Scandal-ridden couple Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli were reportedly the victims of a break-in at their multi-million dollar complex in Los Angeles, where masked bandits allegedly stole $1 million worth of jewelry while the former inmate was not home.
Loughlin, 57, and Giannulli, 58 – who both went to jail in the college admissions fiasco – were broken into their home on Jan. 3 after thieves broke their bedroom window and took the Full House actress’s jewelry box. , according to TMZ.
The burglars, who were reportedly dressed all in black, were reportedly spotted by a housekeeper before fleeing.
Police later received security footage of the house, but have not released it yet.
The couple bought a ranch in Hidden Hills for $9.5 million in August 2020, just weeks before receiving their sentences for the college admissions scandal — though it’s not clear if this is the property that was robbed.
The early 2022 heist continued last year’s rampant lawlessness, including several high-profile home invasions and follow-up robberies in LA’s wealthy enclaves
Jacqueline Avant, 81, a philanthropist and the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, was killed last month in a burglary at her Beverly Hills mansion.
Lori Laughlin, 57, and Mossimo Giannulli, 58, had their LA home broken into on Jan. 3.
The couple (pictured at co-star Bob Saget’s funeral) were not home at the time of the break-in
Laughlin (pictured with her daughters Olivia Jade and Bella), who went to jail for her part in the college admissions scandal, said her jewelry box containing $1 million worth of bling was stolen
Police aren’t sure if the Full House actress and fashion designer was the target or just the victim of a random attack.
Police have theorized that the bandits are part of a South American group that travels to different areas in the US to hit expensive homes, TMZ reported.
Since the robbery, the couple has stepped up security at their 12,000-square-foot home in Hidden Hills, which has been described as a “contemporary farmhouse masterpiece” and features several rooms, marble interiors, a huge back patio, and a large kitchen island.
A Loughlin representative said the actress is “grateful that no one was injured,” Metro said.
The baloney went on to say that the recent death of Full House co-star Bob Saget has changed the Loughlin’s “perspective” on material things.
“She says material things are not the most important thing in life, it’s family and love,” the representative told Metro.
Loughlin attended Saget’s funeral in Hollywood Hills on Friday with co-star John Stamos and dozens of other A-listers.
Their Hidden Hills home (pictured) was purchased for $9.5 million in August 2020, just weeks before they were convicted of the college admissions scandal. It is unclear whether this is the house where the burglary was taken
The home boasts plenty of natural light with expansive views of the Los Angeles area
It opens onto a large terrace with plenty of space to entertain
The couple from the college admissions scandal aren’t the only ones in the Los Angeles area to deal with break-ins. The number of robberies in the city has risen more than five percent since Christmas, with murder and assault rising 12 and 7 percent respectively.
California as a whole has experienced a series of robberies across the state, with November being a hard-hit month.
Over the past year, Hollywood’s total violent crime rate has increased by 25 percent, with homicides doubling, robberies up 41.6 percent, and shootings up 54.2 percent from last year. so showed the Los Angeles Police Department.
That’s higher than the crime rate in the rest of the city, where homicides increased by 12 percent, robberies by 5.3 percent and shootings by 14.8 percent.
Crime in LA is on the rise, with more than five percent more robberies
Loughlin and Giannulli were given the famous sentences of two and five months respectively. Loughlin was ordered to pay a $150,000 fine and Giannulli to pay $250,000, followed by community service.
Giannulli and Loughlin began their prison stint in November 2020. Loughlin was released in December and her husband released three weeks earlier on April 17, 2021.