NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Italian con man Raffaello Follieri, who went from dating actress Anne Hathaway to serving a prison term for fraud, won't be getting his high-priced jewelry back any time soon.
Uncle Sam wants to sell it off and Hathaway isn't going to stop them.
According to court papers obtained by the New York Post, the actress had until February to claim ownership of the gifts Follieri spoiled her with, which included two Rolex watches, a five-strand pearl necklace, gold-colored rings, and a Louis Vuitton jewelry box.
The government requested all the items be seized and permanently forfeited, according to the court papers.
Follieri was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison in Oct. 2008. He pleaded guilty to cheating investors out of millions of dollars by falsely claiming he had Vatican connections that enabled him to buy church property at a discount.
The proceeds supported a playboy lifestyle that included a $37,000-a-month Manhattan apartment and lavish vacations with Hathaway.
The couple dated for four years.
More at the New York Post.