Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Spain Claims Treasure Hunters Hiding Part of Loot

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge was considering Friday whether to force Florida deep-sea explorers to hand over to Spain the last of the treasure they recovered from a 200-year-old shipwreck.

Last month, Spanish military planes flew home with nearly 600,000 silver coins and other artifacts after prevailing in a five-year legal battle over ownership with Tampa-based Odyssey Marine Exploration.

Now, Spain wants the rest of it — specifically . . .

Read more at: Yahoo News

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