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Plea deal settles N.Y. lottery ticket trial; immigrant will get $2.5M

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Posted: February 17, 2013, 10:00 am - IP Logged

One never knows what juries will do. Some jurors may have felt that he should "share" that money or that he could have been deported and the other guys "misunderstood" the law.... but perhaps jury instructions were not given there. I think they should have got jail time as well.

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    Posted: February 17, 2013, 10:05 am - IP Logged

    One never knows what juries will do. Some jurors may have felt that he should "share" that money or that he could have been deported and the other guys "misunderstood" the law.... but perhaps jury instructions were not given there. I think they should have got jail time as well.

    I Agree! All except for the jail time.Green laugh

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      Posted: February 17, 2013, 10:44 am - IP Logged

      If he can't read he must of picked his ticket by color. Frown


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        Posted: February 17, 2013, 4:30 pm - IP Logged

        Perhaps it was this pretty color?


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          Posted: February 17, 2013, 4:31 pm - IP Logged

          Or this?


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            Posted: February 17, 2013, 5:39 pm - IP Logged

            I wouldn't mind having either one..........LOL

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              Posted: February 20, 2013, 8:19 am - IP Logged

              I'd like to know how Ali still gets 300k of the guy's money after doin' time for rippin' him off.

              Yeah, how does that happen?

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                Yeah, how does that happen?

                The only thing I can figure is that is what he was legally entitled to in the contract but he got jailed for taking more than that.

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                  Posted: February 21, 2013, 12:52 am - IP Logged

                  The only thing I can figure is that is what he was legally entitled to in the contract but he got jailed for taking more than that.

                  It seems to me that the whole contract should have been declared null and void though.

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                    Posted: March 5, 2013, 5:07 am - IP Logged

                    When it comes to money its really hard to trust anyone. It's a shame how other people do unjust things and scare other them just to take money.  Glad that Mr. Dela Roca had to courage to get his own money back.