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Lottery Cheats Ruin Players' Chances
When it comes to the lottery, there are lots of games, and we all know they're games of chance. When we play, we expect a fair chance. But that's not always the case. Eyewitness News learned your odds of winning were hurt at times - sometimes by thieves stealing entire cases of lottery tickets and other times by the very people selling you the tickets.Drew Lowe was a clerk at a Brownsburg Shell Station until he was caught doing something the lottery calls fishing - when an employee literally ...
May 23, 2005, 9:24 pm - Lottery News forum

Store owner accused of stealing lottery ticket
On Monday morning last week, Elizabeth Gelarderes did exactly what she always does, stop in at Richdale Food Store on her way to work for a regular coffee and a lottery ticket. The self-described ''lottery addict scrawled onto a ''Cash Winfall ticket the birth dates of her two children, something she's been doing for at least 10 years.The next day, she brought the ticket in to see if she'd won. The store's owner, Patrick Simboli, 45, allegedly took the ticket, checked it, and told her that she ...
May 20, 2005, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum

Theft of lottery tickets wins Michigan man trip to jail
A Michigan man arrested in late May for the burglary of the Lake Nepessing Road Party Store and theft of lottery tickets has won a trip to prison.Gerald Werth, 41, of Flint was sentenced to 18 months to 10 years in prison Monday by Lapeer Circuit Judge Nick O. Holowka.Werth was on parole for previous burglary convictions when he broke through the back wall of the store, 434 Lake Nepessing Road, and left with liquor, cigarettes and lottery tickets.He was arrested after detectives tracked him thro ...
May 18, 2005, 9:51 am - Lottery News forum

$4 million lottery scratch ticket stolen from store
Selling a $4 million scratch ticket at the Hilltop Package Store in Wareham could have brought instant fortune to a lucky customer and a cool $40,000 commission to the store's owner, Paul Hurley.But the Hold'Em Poker lottery ticket was among hundreds stolen two weeks ago from the Hilltop and other stores in town.Wareham police have arrested a teenager who allegedly gave the unscratched winning ticket to a friend, who tried to cash it at another store, Hurley said.''It's like getting robbed twice ...
May 2, 2005, 9:12 am - Lottery News forum

Bulger victims seek share of lottery jackpot
In the decade since South Boston gangster James Whitey Bulger fled to avoid federal racketeering charges, the fight over who cashes in on his $1.9 million share of a Massachusetts lottery jackpot has been nearly as intense as the hunt for the fugitive.The mothers of two women allegedly killed by Bulger unsuccessfully went to court for the windfall. Bulger's brother John and one of his sisters also failed to hit pay dirt in court.Yesterday, the lottery wrangle was rekindled. A federal judge ope ...
Apr 27, 2005, 10:42 am - Lottery News forum

Workers indicted in lottery scandal
Two former employees of an Exxon store in Gordonsville, Virginia have been indicted on charges of embezzling $14,000 in Virginia lottery tickets.An Orange County grand jury on Monday indicted Jessica Denise Adams and Tamirria Burke on one charge each of felony embezzlement, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.A problem was discovered in late October when brothers Bob and David Brockman, who run Brockman Oil Co. in Orange, decided to stop selling Virginia Lottery tickets at the ...
Mar 30, 2005, 10:54 am - Lottery News forum

Attempted cash-in of stolen lottery tickets brings arrests
Police hit the jackpot in the River Market robbery, nabbing a gambler who tried to redeem stolen lottery tickets -- at the River Market.Apparently, the thieves who stole about 500 lottery tickets failed to inform buyers of the hot scratch rub-off instant games to not cash them in at Market Street's River Market on the Somerset County side of Pocomoke City. (Thieves) sold the tickets to the guy, who tried to cash them in. He went to the River Market, said Cpl. Scott Brent, an investigator at t ...
Mar 22, 2005, 10:45 am - Lottery News forum

Thug slashes elderly woman, robs lottery winnings
An elderly woman trapped in the narrow entrance of her building was slashed in the gut by a robber who may have wanted her lottery winnings, police said.Christine Hastings, 62, was about to open the security door of her apartment building on Cumberland Street when a man rushed her from behind, police said.Police Superintendent Bobbie Johnson said the robber demanded money, but Hastings told him she had none. Johnson said the robber pulled out a knife and slashed her across her stomach, grabbed h ...
Mar 22, 2005, 10:09 am - Lottery News forum

Thieves Attack, Steal Truck of Lottery Player
A suspect accused of carjacking a man outside a southeast Houston convenience store was arrested and placed behind bars Monday morning, but his accomplice remains on the run, police told an area news station.Investigators said the two suspects approached the man, who was playing lottery scratch-off tickets in his pickup truck, at about 2 a.m., pulled him out of his truck, beat him up and stole his vehicle.Police quickly caught up with the suspects after a short chase on Calhoun near Braes Bayou ...
Feb 7, 2005, 4:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery thief nabbed
A 41-year-old Lowell, Massachusetts man is facing armed robbery charges after he was nabbed walking away from a Bridge Street convenience store he had just robbed at knifepoint, police said.Michael J. Silva, no known address, was arrested about 4 p.m. on Albion Street, where officer Stephen Morrill chased him after spotting him on West Fifth Street, police said.Morrill was on his way to a reported armed robbery at Store 24, 494 Bridge St., when he spotted Silva carrying something blue and saw se ...
Jan 25, 2005, 11:57 am - Lottery News forum