When someone offered a jeweler in Auburn, CA, a deal that was too good to be true, he knew just what action to take.
A man went to sell Ben Swann, owner of Golden Swann Jewelry a ring for $2,000, CBS Sacramento reports. But the ring was worth about $30,000.
“Immediately it hit me that it was stolen, because you see it, that diamond is almost $30,000, but why is he selling it so cheap?” Swann told the news station.
He bought the 3-carat diamond ring, got the seller’s information, and turned everything over to police.
As it turned out, Esther Morse’s house had been burglarized and she’d filed a police report several weeks earlier. Her missing ring had been a 20th anniversary present from her husband.
The ring is now back with its very thankful owner.
“Money we make it, it doesn’t matter, but making somebody happy to me is a wonderful day,” Swann said. “I’ve never been happier in my life like that.”
There’s no word yet on what happened to the burglar.
Read more at CBS Sacramento