It's made national headlines, a Twitter based scavenger hunt for free money in the San Francisco area supposedly funded by a millionaire has apparently migrated to Louisiana. According to those in the twittersphere, a user with the handle @hiddencash_nola has allegedly left anonymous cash packages scattered around the Big Easy.

One person reportedly found an envelope containing cash in New Orleans City Park on Sunday. Authorities remind would be cash hunters to be mindful that trespassing on private property or damaging public property while trying to find the money could land the searcher in some very hot water.

A New Orleans TV station reached out to the person behind @hiddencash_nola but the anonymous benefactor has chosen to remain anonymous. In an e-mail the benefactor said their reasons for leaving the cash hidden about the city was simply to help somebody, whoever finds it the money belongs to them.