In the summer of 1999 Mark Yagalla, a 21-year-old Wall Street fund manager, met Sandra Bentley, a blonde model who was dating Hugh Hefner at the time. They went to a Cher concert in Las Vegas—what could be more romantic?—and the next day Yagalla bought her a Mercedes 500 SL valued at $95,223.
Apparently Sandra turned out to be a motoring enthusiast, because over the next 14 months Yagalla would give her seven MORE cars, including a Range Rover, a Mercedes 600 SL, a $293,500 Bentley Azure (to match her surname, no doubt), a Cadillac, a red Ferrari, a black Ferrari, and, for her mom, a BMW 323. But how could this woman truly be the love of Yagalla`s life unless jewelry were involved? So how about a platinum-and-diamond necklace, three Rolex watches, a 14-carat white gold bracelet with 13 claw-set round brilliant diamonds, a diamond necklace set in platinum and yellow gold, an 18-carat yellow gold bracelet with 30 diamonds on it, an 18-carat white gold bracelet, an ... View All »