Is there really $90 Million worth of gold, silver and jewels buried somewhere in Bedford County, Virginia? This is the story of the three ciphertexts originating from an 1885 pamphlet called The Beale Papers, detailing treasure being buried by a man named Thomas J. Beale in a secret location in about 1820. Amateur treasure hunters, mathematicians, and even the NSA have been trying (and failing) to crack these codes ever since. Tune in and find out if We Were Had!
We Were Had is a podcast of Murder, Mystery, and the Unnatural! Your hosts, Comedians Mae Planert, Max Spinelli, and Ben Kirschenbaum dive in each week to bring you the facts.
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We Were Had Podcast