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Forrest Fenn treasure hunter indicted for damage to Yellowstone National Park

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News Release Date: October 22, 2020

Contact: Mark Trimble; U.S. Attorney Spokesman, 307-772-2124

Department of Justice District of Wyoming Press Release

A man claiming to have been seeking the elusive Forrest Fenn treasure has been indicted by a federal grand jury after he was found digging in the historic Fort Yellowstone Cemetery. Rodrick Dow Craythorn was indicted on September 16, 2020 on charges of excavating or trafficking in archeological resources and injury or depredation to United States property.

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Last updated: October 22, 2020

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