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Trial set in suit vs. treasure hunter

Nov 05, 2018 - The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)

Fifteen years after they were discovered, the whereabouts of millions of dollars in gold coins remain a mystery.

Thomas G. "Tommy" Thompson, 66, the treasure hunter who located the haul, is in a federal prison, unwilling to disclose the coins' location.

Investors, who say they didn't receive any profits from the discovery, continue to push for their share.

The issue is to come to a head in court this week, as proceedings in a civil suit filed in 2005 begin Monday; they are expe...