Did The FBI Steal 9 Tons Of Civil War Gold?

Did the FBI steal 9 tons of Civil War gold? This question has already featured in many a Travel Channel shows. But is there any truth to it? What actually happened?

Did The FBI Steal 9 Tons Of Civil War Gold

The story begins in 1860 when legends have it that a big wagon that was stolen/missing in a remote area of western Pennsylvania, was filled with gold bullion. The load was supposed to reach the mint in Philadelphia but it never reached there.

This has led numerous treasure hunters to scour the forests in the area searching for a huge payday. Rumours suggest that the amount of gold in the wagon was around seven to nine tons that would be worth hundreds of millions of dollars today. But all the efforts to find that gold went in vain.

Things changed in 2018 as a duo of a father and son named Parada who co-own the treasure-hunting outfit Finders Keepers were searching Dent’s Run (a remote part of Elks County). They used a sophisticated metal detector and they found that it seemed to be a big hit of something metallic.

But permission was required to do any kind of excavating as the site was located on state land. For some reason or other, the duo ended up contacting the FBI in regard to their findings in January 2018.

Immediately, the FBI hired an environmental survey agency with a gravimeter. This agency was supposed to search the area. And the agency confirmed the presence of metallic mass under the ground.

In March of the same year, the FBI itself went to the site with shovels and other excavating tools to start excavating. Parada and Warren Getler, (an author who researches lost treasures of civil war time) had made arrangements with the FBI for observing the digging.

But they were asked to stay in their car by the FBI during digging. At the end of the second day, three men were taken up to the site by the FBI agents to show empty hole, and the agents told them that there was nothing.

But the investigators were told by the neighbours around the area that they saw earth moving equipment including dump trucks and backhoes and FBI vehicles in the area.

The digging continued at night when there was supposedly no digging going on and Parada and Getler were not around. The tale did not go well with them, but the FBI continued to tell that they found nothing.

Though by the FOIA request and orders of the court, now the FBI has released some mails at least on the issue and it certainly seems that the FBI knows more about the tale than they have been telling before.

Those documents, which [attorney Bill] Cluck provided to The Associated Press, show that federal law enforcement was indeed after buried treasure.

“We believe the cache itself is in the neighborhood of 3x5x8 (feet) to 5x5x8,” wrote K.T. Newton, an assistant U.S attorney in Philadelphia, in a 2018 email marked “Confidential.” …

Cluck, meanwhile, is still pursuing government material on the case — nearly 2,400 pages, as well as video files, that the FBI has promised to turn over in response to his Freedom of Information Act request.

All documents in the federal court case about the dig remain sealed.

This tale may sound weird and the FBI needs to answer so many questions. First, the FBI got an order by the court to perform the dig cited the reason as being “what evidence suggested may have been a cultural heritage site.”

Now the question is if you found something like this, why would not you send in some archaeologists. What FBI agents were doing at the site with trucks and other equipment.

As per the story, the FBI keeps telling that they found nothing, then what are the reasons to seal records. What are the reasons for the court fighting for not showing documentation related to the site digging?

And finally, when the treasure hunters’ attorney petitioned the courts to force the FBI to turn over the records, Commonwealth Court Judge Kevin Brobson denied the petition. But in a footnote to his ruling, the judge listed the name of the sealed federal case. It was “In the Matter of: Seizure of One or More Tons of United States Gold.”

The fight continues to get the files unsealed. It doesn’t seem possible that a group of FBI agents could have heisted that much gold just to keep for themselves without anyone noticing. They might have seized it on behalf of other government agencies, however. But if that’s the case, why lie about it? In any event, there seems to be far more here than meets the eye.

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  1. Yes well the official story about The Civil War is fiction as is the rest of official History see here for what really happened and the real cause and who backed both side.The Banksters of course, all Wars are Banksters Wars, World Wars, Civil Wars,Cold Wars,Wars on Drugs,Wars on Terror , Wars on Viruses e.g.
    COVID WARS……………………….
    James Rothschild, was the most cunning of men.
    He thrust four powers against Russia in the “War of Crime”
    (senseless as it was) and poisoned Nicholas I .
    In 1857, James decided to disrupt the other great power
    (with which government he was not “in so close intimacy”) by
    throwing against it five powers : Belgium, England, France, Spain,
    and Austria . But as the failure of the attack on Russia had discouraged England and France, James started the Civil War in the
    United States and thus weakened his eventual New World victim
    through fratricide .
    And when half a million men were killed in America, James
    found,; that the above five powers could land their troops in Mexico and proceed to occupy the Southern States with their partial consent .
    Had not James forseen the DISAPPEARANCE of the United States as a separate power, never would he have solemnly
    stated that the affairs of Mexico would produce the “making or
    unmaking of national credits.”
    In order to take for himself Mexico, Louisiana and Texas
    and to grant to Lionel (his nephew, whose daughter – Leonora
    was the wife of James’s son – Alphonse) the Northern States,
    James was ready to grant a loan . But, of course, this loan had to
    be largely guaranteed by some property.
    James Rothschild III . was the vicar of Satan.

    In the years following Independence, a close business relationship had developed between the cotton growing aristocracy in the
    South and the cotton manufacturers in England. The European
    bankers decided that this business connection was America’s
    Achilles’ Heel, the door through which the young American Republic could be successfully attacked and overcome.
    The Illustrated University History, 1878, p. 504, tells us that
    the southern states swarmed with British agents. These conspired
    with local politicians to work against the best interests of the
    United States. Their carefully sown and nurtured propaganda
    developed into open rebellion and resulted in the secession of South
    Carolina on December 29, 1860. Within weeks another six states
    joined the conspiracy against the Union, and broke away to form
    the Confederate States of America, with Jefferson Davis as President.
    The plotters raised armies, seized forts, arsenals, mints and
    other Union property. Even members of President Buchanan’s
    Cabinet conspired to destroy the Union by damaging the public
    credit and working to bankrupt the nation. Buchanan claimed to
    deplore secession but took no steps to check it, even when a U.S.
    ship was fired upon by South Carolina shore batteries.
    Shortly thereafter Abraham Lincoln became President, being
    inaugurated on March 4, 1861. Lincoln immediately ordered a
    blockade on Southern ports, to cut off supplies that were pouring
    in from Europe. The ‘official’ date for the start of the Civil War
    is given as April 12, 1861, when Fort Sumter in South Carolina
    was bombarded by the Confederates, but it obviously began at
    a much earlier date.
    In December, 1861, large numbers of European troops (British,
    French and Spanish) poured into Mexico in defiance of the Monroe
    Doctrine. This, together with widespread European aid to the
    Confederacy, strongly indicated that the Crown was preparing to
    enter the war. The outlook for the North, and the future of the
    Union, was bleak indeed.
    In this hour of extreme crisis, Lincoln appealed to the Crown’s
    perennial enemy, Russia, for assistance. When the envelope containing Lincoln’s urgent appeal was given to Czar Nicholas II, he
    weighed it unopened in his hand and stated: “Before we open this
    paper or know its contents, we grant any request it may contain.”
    Unannounced, a Russian fleet under Admiral Liviski, steamed
    into New York harbor on September 24, 1863, and anchored
    there. The Russian Pacific fleet, under Admiral Popov, arrived in
    San Francisco on October 12. Of this Russian act, Gideon Wells
    said: “They arrived at the high tide of the Confederacy and the low
    tide of the North, causing England and France to hesitate long
    enough to turn the tide for the North” (Empire of “The City,”
    p. 90).
    History reveals that the Rothschilds were heavily involved in
    financing both sides in the Civil War. Lincoln put a damper on
    their activities when, in 1862 and 1863, he refused to pay the
    exorbitant rates of interest demanded by the Rothschilds and issued
    constitutionally-authorized, interest free United States notes. For
    this and other acts of patriotism, Lincoln was shot down in coldblood by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865, just five days after
    Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia

  2. The British did not rule the British Empire the CROWN (Rothschild Bankers,Sassoons etc)
    did, the British were paupers and peasants that suffered during the Industrial Revolution, 57% of children born in Working Class Manchester died before they were 5 years old.The Bankers use their control of the Politicians, media and education system to blame the ordinary Britain and instill guilt to cover for their crimes.


    It was the Sassoon family which turned the normal Chinese dislike and distrust of foreigners into hatred. David Sassoon made the Opium Trade in China from 1832 until he died in 1864. His family carried on the Trade under our Flag and made huge fortunes. The British took the blame, and now the Chinese loathe us; just as we took the blame for the Jewish atrocities at Nurem­berg, Spandau and elsewhere in Germany, so that the Germans now hate us.



    The Ford Foundation has spent many
    millions to promote racial agitation and possible civil war in America, completely
    polarizing the races. In this effort, it is simply carrying on the plan inaugurated by
    the Rothschilds in 1865 with the Peabody Fund, the Slater Fund, and later the
    General Education Board, which is now the Rockefeller Foundation. It takes money
    to promote a civil war. Ford Foundation entered the Hispanic field by giving
    $600,000 to the openly revolutionary Southwest Council of La Raza in 1968, and an
    additional $545,717 in 1969. Congressman Henry Gonzalez, himself a Hispanic,
    denounced La Raza as fomenting “blind, stupid hatred.”
    Ford money has backed many revolutionary groups in the U.S. engaged in
    dynamiting and burning buildings, inciting riots, kidnapping and assassination. All of
    these are criminal offenses but no one is ever arrested. The Ford Motor Co. also
    built the huge Kama River truck factory in Soviet Russia, which provided the trucks
    for the Red Army to attack Afghanistan. They rolled into the almost defenseless
    country on a modern highway, which had been built by AID with American
    taxpayers’ money.
    The Ford Foundation has many capitalist and CIA connections. Stephen
    Bechtel and Chase lawyer John J. McCloy have been board members for years,
    also Frank Abrams, chmn Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey


  3. Given the current submarine level that the FBI operates at, the idea that a group of FBI agents kept the gold for themselves isn’t beyond the question. Compared to today’s FBI, J. Edgar Hoover was an angel.

  4. They made a huge mistake contacting the FBI, plus this was on State land, not Federal. Very fooloish thing to do………

  5. The entire government of the US is totally corrupt. I am 100% vindicated in my lifelong 81 years of opposition to such criminally corrupted agencies and efforts. I arrived here an outlaw at my birth in 1940 and remain an outlaw 81 years later. I am soooooo proud. I am almost defied by and because of my lifelong outlaw position.

  6. This thing will not let me write the word:
    d-e-i-f-i-e-d. It keeps changing it to defied. Folks, tell your computer that these ARE NOT the same word! They are absolutely DIFFERENT words with almost opposite meanings.

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