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Garbage horder dies with $200 in bank, $7 million in gold at home

LAS VEGAS -- Northern Nevada officials say there's a lesson here of a Howard Hughes ilk: You can never judge a person's worth by the kind of life he or she leads.
Authorities in Carson City recently made an astounding discovery in the home of
a local recluse whose body was found in his residence. Walter Samaszko Jr. had
left only $200 in his bank account. But hidden throughout the house were other
treasures -- including gold bars and coins valued at $7 million."You never
anticipate running into anything like this," Carson City Clerk-Recorder
Alan Glover told the Los Angeles Times. "It was a run-of-the-mill 1,200-square-foot
tract home that still had orange shag carpet. This guy was everybody's
next-door neighbor. “Investigators say Samaszko's closest relative may live in
the Bay Area: A first cousin who lives in San Rafael.Samaszko, 69, was
described by of

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Added: Sep-19-2012 Occurred On: Sep-19-2012
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