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9:35 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Treasure Hunter Thompson To Plead Guilty

Tommy Thompson (L) and Alison Antekeier
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Court documents show a fugitive deep-sea treasure hunter from Columbus will plead guilty to a contempt of court charge related to his refusal to testify about gold he recovered from a historic shipwreck.

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11:06 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Treasure Hunter Waives Extradition To Ohio

Tommy Thompson
Credit U.S. Marshals Service

The deep-sea treasure hunter from Columbus who investors say cheated them out of millions of dollars in gold has waived extradition to Ohio.

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6:36 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Treasure Hunting Company Must Keep Deal With Marketing Firm

Tommy Thompson
Credit USA Today

A state appeals court says investors in a treasure hunting company that searched for gold from a historic shipwreck must keep their deal with the business contracted to market and sell the treasure. 

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6:34 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Thompson Extradition Delayed

Tommy Thompson (L) and Alison Antekeier
Credit Associated Press

A treasure hunter from Columbus accused of cheating investors out of their share of gold recovered from a sunken ship remains behind bars in Florida.

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12:18 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Columbus Treasure Hunter Appears In Florida Courtroom

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A deep-sea treasure hunter from Columbus appeared in a Florida courtroom today.

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6:55 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Fugitive Ohio Treasure Hunter Arrested In Florida

Tommy Thompson
Credit U.S. Marshals Service

The U.S. Marshals Service says a treasure hunter locked in a legal battle over the proceeds from a wrecked ship was paying cash for the Florida hotel room where he and a companion lived for more than a year.

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6:26 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Recovery Of Sunken Ship's Treasure Halted

S.S. Central America
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A salvage company is halting for the year its search for treasure from an 1857 shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina.

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6:51 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

New Fight Emerges In Ohio Treasure Hunter Dispute

The Ohio company owned by a fugitive treasure hunter is fighting to gain control over recently recovered gold from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857. 

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12:20 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Arrest Ordered In Salvaging Case

A federal judge has ordered the arrest of a second fugitive in a shipwreck salvaging case.

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