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Authorities Probe Backyard Treasure Claim

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Authorities Probe Backyard Treasure Claim

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Authorities Probe Backyard Treasure Claim

Authorities Probe Backyard Treasure Claim

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A claim that buried treasure worth as much as $100,000 had been found in a Methuen, Mass., backyard is now being investigated by authorities. Two of the three men who claimed to find the treasure have been arrested for receiving stolen property, among other charges. Melissa Block talks with Joseph Solomon, chief of the Methuen police department.

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