Armed Robbers Hold Up Cartier in Cannes The thief, wearing a fedora and an elegant suit, drew a gun and ordered staff at the Cartier store in Cannes to give him jewels. By Elena Barton on July 14, 2009 A Cartier jewelry store in Cannes, France, was robbed Monday morning by three armed men who fled with a haul estimated at up to 15 million euros, or $20.9 million. This story first appeared in the July 15, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today. To continue reading this article... Subscribe Now Log In WWD logo This Article is Exclusive to Archive Subscribers To read the full article please contactWWD's Subscription Customer Service.