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‘Ship of gold’: Sunken treasure caper scuttles lawyer’s license (access required)

The lawyer for a once-celebrated high seas treasure hunter has been hit with a four-year Virginia license suspension while his former client sits in prison for refusing to reveal the location of 500 gold coins. The coins are a missing portion of millions of dollars in gold and other valuables pulled by Tommy Thompson from the ...