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Treasure hunters sue for records on FBI's Civil War gold dig

Civil War Gold FBI Dig
Posted at 10:40 AM, Jan 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-08 10:40:29-05

Treasure hunters who believe they found a huge cache of fabled Civil War-era gold in Pennsylvania are now on the prowl for something as elusive as the buried booty itself: government records of the FBI’s excavation.

Finders Keepers has filed a federal lawsuit against the Justice Department over its failure to produce documents on the FBI’s search for the legendary gold.

The dig took place in 2018 at a remote woodland site in northwestern Pennsylvania.

The FBI has long claimed the dig came up empty, but treasure hunters Dennis and Kem Parada aren't so sure.