Tommy Gregory Thompson
Thomas Gregory Thompson|
April 15, 1952
|Known for||recovery of SS Central America|
|Notable work||America's Lost Treasure (1998)|
Tommy Gregory Thompson is known for his leading role in the rediscovery of SS Central America on September 11, 1988. He is also the author of the book America's Lost Treasure, published in 1998.
He was arrested by US Marshals in 2015 after several years of searching at a West Palm Beach, Florida hotel, together with his fellow fugitive Alison Louise Antekeier.
- "Ship of Gold Treasure Hunter Arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service". Usmarshals.gov. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- Julia Glum. "Who Is Tommy Thompson? Fugitive Treasure Hunter Who Found S.S. Central America Shipwreck To Appear In Court For Cheating Investors". Ibtimes.com. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- "Photographic image" (JPG). Assets.nydailynews.com. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- "COLUMBUS-AMERICA DISCOVERY GROUP and the SS CENTRAL AMERICA" (PDF). Columbia.edu. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- America's lost treasure. - Atlanta Monthly Press, NY, 1998. ISBN 0871137321 oclc 39728073
- "Marshal: Fugitive treasure hunter had $420,000 in hotel room". UPI.com. 2015-02-04. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- Farberov, Snejana. "Reclusive treasure hunter who found 'Ship of Gold' in 1988 sought by U.S. Marshalls 'for cheating investors out of millions of dollars'". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
- How treasure hunter Tommy Thompson, ‘one of the smartest fugitives ever,’ was caught / The Washington Post, January 30, 2015
- CHRISTOPHER KOULOURIS, Tommy G Thompson 3 ton treasure: $1000 fine a day until he gives it up / scallywag and vagabond DECEMBER 15, 2016
- Chris Ryan, Nothing Gold Can Stay? How Tommy Thompson Lost His Golden Ticket and Gained Decades of Legal Turmoil / Ocean and Coastal Law Journal Volume 21, Number 1, Article 10, January 2016
- Kyle Anne Uniss, Ex-Treasure Hunter Given Ultimatum for Gold Coins  Courthouse News April 25, 2017
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