"I'm a Sac State graduate, so I'm really excited to come to Sac as an alumnus," said Buzi, who now lives in
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Hidden Cash started earlier this month when a Twitter account gave the public clues to money -- envelopes containing
Buzi was among a core group of about five anonymous people behind the Hidden Cash treasure hunt, but his anonymity was broken two weeks ago. The television show "Inside Edition" used a voice analysis expert to identify him after an interview, he said.
In Sacramento, as in other cities, cash hunters will follow the @HiddenCash Twitter account for clues to where the envelopes are hidden in the capital. But Buzi has not said which day this week the contest will begin in
"Sac will be early morning (before 9) during this week. Will announce it the night before," @Hiddencash tweeted Sunday.
Buzi said the response to his social media-steered treasure hunts has been "overwhelmingly positive."
"I wanted to do something along the lines of bringing people together in a fun way," Buzi said.
Sacramentans on Twitter appear to be just as excited about the one-day cash hunt as Buzi. Hundreds of Twitter followers have favorited and retweeted @HiddenCash's Sacramento-related tweets.
"We've had more excitement about Sacramento than we have had in bigger cities like
Buzi wants to encourage treasure hunters to keep the search safe and fun. For those who find the money, he encourages them to "pay it forward."
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