Get-rich-quick schemes are as American as the Fourth of July. Long before Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and grifter-socialite Anna Delvey, we had the Gold Rush — and even today, plenty of Americans are still fixated on an either long-lost or fictional gold mine in Arizona's Superstition Mountains. For more than a century, adventurous souls have sought the Lost Dutchman Mine, and since 1891, more than a hundred people have claimed to find it. But the mine remains shrouded in mystery, so much so that it might not exist at all.
A Murky Origin Story
Get Rich or Die Trying
Written by Mae Rice July 18, 2018
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