MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — The U.S. Marshals Service is auctioning off jewelry among other items on Friday in Miami Beach.

This is one of several auctions held by the service throughout the year.

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More than 350 items of gold, silver, coins, loose diamonds, fine jewelry and watches are set to be part of the auction which started at 10:00 a.m.

The items come from federal crime cases nationwide.

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Proceeds generated from the event are used to compensate victims of crimes and supplement law enforcement programs.

For those who couldn’t make it, the auction is also online at www.txauction.com.

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