The book called “The Secret (treasure hunt)” contains 12 cryptic paintings associated with 12 cryptic riddles you must decipher in order to dig up a key to the loot buried around the U.S. and Canada. Through the end of 2019, only three of the 12 loot boxes have been found.
Four people have died searching for a treasure hidden by a millionaire in 2009 in the southwestern Rocky Mountains. The estimated $2m treasure has yet to be discovered and its whereabouts are contained within a cryptic poem that the millionaire wrote after he hid his treasure.
A treasure hunter named Tommy Thompson located a ship that sank in 1857 called the SS Central America. The ship carried several tons of gold, and in 1987, he recovered over $1 billion worth of gold from it. He never paid back his crew or investors, and hasn’t been seen in years.