Forest Fenn is a 85 year old former military pilot and a successful art dealer.
His life is been that of wealth and success.. In 1988 he was detected with a sever cancer and he was told he had only month left to live. He came with an thrilling idea during this time to build a bronze chest full of precious treasure worth in million dollars for anyone to find.
Inside the chest he claims that there are gold, rare coins, jewelries and gems stone, and a jar with his own autobiography. According to him , treasure hold a value of huge $3 million..he full intention was to hide the treasure and end his life ,with the treasure as a legacy after death, fortunately he survived cancer but still decided to bury the treasure somewhere up in Santa Fe, a rocky mountains in north 1,500 m above sea-level
In 2010 he published a memoir with a title “the thrill of the chase” . In the book contains a poem with a clue which leads to the place where the treasure is buried and Fenn has also provided many other clues on other blog posting and interviews. he gets about a hundred emails a day asking for the clues. he also receives several death threat and had to call police in several occasion because of unwanted intruders. Many people have claimed to find the treasure based on the clues that Finn has provided but none have come forward with any proof of uncovering the bronze chest. Finn believe that people claim to found the treasure chest to deter other for looking for the chest.
Many people have been reported missing who went in search of the treasure. Recently in Jan 2016 there was a missing report for a man who went in search for a chest. It’s been a mystery and yet to be discovered. It’s been like a Hollywood movie script which is been written by a phenomenal writer but yes many of us are eagerly waiting for next part of the script to come.
So it a open challenge for all to find the treasure and to be a millionaire, you just have to follow the poem and other hints from Finn and if you crack his clue you will reach to a treasure.
It’s really “the thrill of the chase”