“Powell and Davies had a potential fortune on their hands, but they also had a problem. It is standard practice for detectorists to come to an agreement, preferably in writing, with a landowner whose fields they wish to scan, in order to avoid charges of trespassing or ownership disputes over finds.” Rebecca Mead in The New Yorker: The Curse of the Buried Treasure. (Sometimes life imitates art. Sometimes it imitates a Scooby Doo episode…)