Has the ‘hidden cash’ craze hit STL?

Two St. Louis-based Twitter accounts have popped up within the past two days promising to give away cash.

Modeled after northern California’s @HiddenCash scavenger hunt, a story that recently was picked up by major news outlets, both @HiddenCashSTL and @HiddenCash314 promise to tweet clues to find envelopes of cash hidden in the city. Both accounts promised to tweet clues today; @HiddenCash314 struck first, tweeting its first hint at 12:25 p.m.

@HiddenCashSTL, the older of the two accounts, tweeted that the cash it hides will be hidden by followers.

@HiddenCash — the California version — has spawned copy cat accounts around the world. 

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