(TAMPA TRIBUNE) TAMPA – When it comes to winning a prize, this one was hard to swallow.
Miriam Tucker was at a Tampa Woman’s Club charity event Saturday afternoon for a fundraiser involving diamonds and champagne. For $20, you could buy a flute of champagne.
The hook: 399 of the 400 flutes had a cubic zirconia stone, valued at $10, at the bottom of the glass. One flute had a one-carat, $5,000 diamond donated by Continental Wholesale Diamonds in Tampa.