"1988 Ship Of Gold" Tommy Thompsons Hundred million wreck find = JAIL

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I have second hand knowledge about the ship. The unending lawsuits and final resting place of Tommy.. currently in prison. NEVER ever talk about treasure in public. NEVER reveal the location(s) without written letter of immunity. And bounty you claim. Then make a deal, step away and with the scum-sucking-bottom-feeder-lawyers tear each other to shreds. At their hourly rates. for YEARS. You can never win. Take what you can and sneak away. Here is TOMMY THOMPSONS STORY...

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"1988 Ship Of Gold" Tommy Thompsons Hundred million wreck find = JAIL

Everyone loves a good mystery but I for one is bound by a code. Tommy, love him or hate him, had his reasons and I'm not interested in plundering the work of someone else without his blessing. No one knows the entire story. Could be the right man is in prison or it could be he trusted too much and others had better lawyers and better lies. No one will ever know and I believe in karma and I do not believe she is done
 

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Everyone loves a good mystery but I for one is bound by a code. Tommy, love him or hate him, had his reasons and I'm not interested in plundering the work of someone else without his blessing. No one knows the entire story. Could be the right man is in prison or it could be he trusted too much and others had better lawyers and better lies. No one will ever know and I believe in karma and I do not believe she is done

Bay, you hit the nail on the head....your dog find any more silver for you?
 

Tommy Thompson is no victim. He was hired to do a job. He took investor money to do it. And then he never gave any money back to the investors. He pocketed millions and disappeared.
 

"1988 Ship Of Gold" Tommy Thompsons Hundred million wreck find = JAIL

No. We have not been out. I was gonna post but didn't think anyone would believe do I didn't.

I believe you, surely that's a start.....

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I read the book on the Central America from cover to cover over and over. I thought he was an upstanding guy.

A crook is all he was. Living with cash and hiding all these years in hotels. He swindled the investors plain and simple. He got greedy and tried to steal as much as possible. It wasn't like he was stealing from the government. He stole from all the investors that believed in him.

Sad that sudden wealth did that to him.
 

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Every mystery machine east of the mason Dixon line will be on mobile bay if you can come up with a title
 

What a shame that such a spectacular operation ended in court!
 

What a shame that such a spectacular operation ended in court!

If it's public, it ALWAYS ends up in court. Someone is always trying to take what isn't theirs. The state sues the finder, insurance sues the finder, Joe Blow sues the finder, investors sue the finder, the finder sues the state, investors, trespassers... If it's a public search and recovery, only the lawyers win.
 

If it's public, it ALWAYS ends up in court. Someone is always trying to take what isn't theirs. The state sues the finder, insurance sues the finder, Joe Blow sues the finder, investors sue the finder, the finder sues the state, investors, trespassers... If it's a public search and recovery, only the lawyers win.

Actually in this case the investors bought everything. They paid for the rental of the side scan sonar, they bought the search boats, they built the recovery robot Nemo. Tommy had the dream and the desire and they helped him reach his desire. He then took all the gold and ran. Didn't pay a single investor. Sure others sued him after he brought it up. The insurance companies for one. BUT he stole from all the people that made his dream possible. That is the only reason they hired lawyers. To get back what they invested from the crook.
 

Actually in this case the investors bought everything. They paid for the rental of the side scan sonar, they bought the search boats, they built the recovery robot Nemo. Tommy had the dream and the desire and they helped him reach his desire. He then took all the gold and ran. Didn't pay a single investor. Sure others sued him after he brought it up. The insurance companies for one. BUT he stole from all the people that made his dream possible. That is the only reason they hired lawyers. To get back what they invested from the crook.


Like I said, investors suing the finder. :occasion14: I didn't say the finder was always the innocent party. (Miscovich emeralds anyone? )
 

Everyone loves a good mystery but I for one is bound by a code. Tommy, love him or hate him, had his reasons and I'm not interested in plundering the work of someone else without his blessing. No one knows the entire story. Could be the right man is in prison or it could be he trusted too much and others had better lawyers and better lies. No one will ever know and I believe in karma and I do not believe she is done

No dog in this fight, just an observation. When a person runs from the law and goes into hiding, its a good bet he did something illegal.
 

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