New fight emerges over who has rights to sunken gold, Ohio investors or fugitive's company

  • by: AMANDA LEE MYERS , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 16, 2014 - 5:45 PM

CINCINNATI — The Ohio company owned by a fugitive treasure hunter is fighting to gain control over recently recovered gold from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 in one of the worst maritime disasters in U.S. history, arguing that the Florida company now salvaging the sunken treasure from the shipwreck is trespassing.

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