Monday, June 8, 2020

"Man Who Hid Treasure Worth Millions in Rocky Mountains Says It’s Been Found"

NBC:

"I can confirm it’s been found," Fenn told TODAY. "It was found by a man from back East, but he’s shy."

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"I don't want to share too much information right now"

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At least two thrill-seekers have died in search of the loot, and in 2017, New Mexico state police called on Fenn to end the game after a pastor looking for the treasure was found dead along the Rio Grande, just west of Santa Fe

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Addressing the pressure to call off the hunt, Fenn told the New York Times at the time: "If someone drowns in the swimming pool we shouldn't drain the pool. We should teach people to swim."