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Man accused of $1.2M wine theft jumps to death from Carlyle Hotel

October 10, 2018

Nicolas DeMeyer, 41, was scheduled to plead guilty before a Manhattan federal judge to stealing $1.2 million worth of rare wines from wealthy financier David Solomon, who has since become the CEO of Goldman Sachs. DeMayer had been working as Solomon's household assistant, helping to shuttle the Wall Streeter's vintage vino from Manhattan to his massive wine cellar in East Hampton when he concocted a scheme to steal as many of 500 bottles