Protests at the town of Mauban in Quezon, Philippines have forced the government to order the shutdown of a private excavation seeking the fabled WWII Yamashita’s Treasure.
Woes in hunt for Yamashita’s gold
The Straits Times, 27 September 2011
Yamashita treasure hunt halted
Philippine Inquirer, 14 September 2011
Indonesian authorities are investigating a treasure hunter for allegedly trying to smuggle Ming artefacts out of the country.
Treasure Hunter Unwelcome in Indonesia After Alleged Theft of Undersea Artifacts
Jakarta Globe, 30 April 2010