I bought a set of rings in Aruba. I traded my wedding rings in on the set. They told me not to declare them they were going to send the paper work to me in the mail. I got a receipt, and we got back on the ship.
Meanwhile, they had told the on-board marketer that they had put the wrong diamond in the setting and wanted her to go get my ring. We did not know any of this until the ship had sailed. We did not declare the rings. Now that we are home they are calling us wanting the ring back or $3500.00. They are even threatening to turn us over to customs and the border patrol. He tried to sell us this ring in the first place for $9700; we told him we could not afford this.
What should we do? Call customs and tell them what we did, report Noble Jewelers, pay the other $3500.00, or give the ring back?
UPDATE as of 7/14/14:
I called customs today. They thanked me for my honesty and said they could not do anything with this since I am already home, but they did tell me the duty would have been less than $100.00. They also said if the product was made in the USA you don't have to pay duty. Haven't heard anymore from the Jeweler the last time I talked with them I asked them about the ring I was suppose to have gotten. I also told them I could not pay $3500.00 more for this ring. I had a jeweler here look at it. It is a more expensive diamond than the one I purchased.