Civil trial begins between Drew Brees and La Jolla jeweler

A La Jolla jeweler intentionally misled and defrauded NFL quarterback Drew Brees and Brees' wife out of millions of dollars when he sold them several diamonds at far above their actual value, the football pro's lawyer said Thursday, while a defense attorney alleged his client gave an accurate account of the diamonds' worth, but an independent appraiser scammed the couple by alleging the jeweler ripped them off.
Published: 5:08 PM PDT June 6, 2019
Updated: 5:07 PM PDT June 6, 2019