6 Incredible Discoveries Found in Fields

Drug Money

Drug Money

In 2015, a Columbian farmer discovered millions of dollars said to belong to an infamous drug kingpin.

Jose Mariena Cartolos received a $3,000 grant from the government to start a palm oil plantation on his land.

While digging an irrigation drench, he found a blue drum filled with cash. The total amount? US$600,000,000! Some believe the money belonged to Pablo Escobar, who has allegedly amassed a fortune of up to US$30 billion.

Cartolos isn’t allowed to keep the money. Instead, the federal government will use the cash to fund social and economic programs.

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