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Gas station clerk says he is being framed for lottery theft
A Milford, Massachusetts man accused of stealing $86,000 in scratch tickets from the Cochituate Road service station he worked at claimed yesterday he was being framed. Mohammad Tahir said a handwritten confession attributed to him was forged, and he was never shown a videotape that Exxon-Mobil security said they had of him stealing the books of lottery tickets over a several-month period. I think someone is trying to cover up something, said Tahir, 39, of 11 Luby Ave. I will get to the bot ...
Oct 28, 2004, 9:16 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa woman to plead guilty for lottery ticket theft
A Fonda, Iowa, woman has agreed to plead guilty to claiming a lottery pool's prize as her own.In a plea agreement filed Monday in Buena Vista County District Court, Mary Farrell, 54, agreed to plead guilty to first-degree theft. District Judge John P. Duffy scheduled sentencing for Nov. 8.Farrell presented a Powerball ticket matching five numbers from the Dec. 31 drawing to claim a $100,000 prize. A group of Albert City, Iowa, residents contacted the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office in Januar ...
Sep 29, 2004, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum

Broke lottery winner turned to theft
A lottery winner who stole more than 10,000 in an effort to buy back her popularity has been jailed for 12 months.Ballymena Crown Court sitting in Belfast heard that 44-year-old Ruth Muriel McLaughlin, from Wheatfield Park in Ballybogey, near Ballymoney, turned to theft after frittering away her 1996 85,000 winnings on fair weather friends .Prosecution lawyer Neil Connor told the court that as well as completely clearing the till of bank notes on at least two occasions, McLaughlin was also ...
Sep 27, 2004, 7:38 am - Lottery News forum

Record Powerball lottery winner's house burglarized
Three men burglarized the home of Jack Whittaker, winner of the biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, as an acquaintance of Whittaker's lay dead inside, police said Tuesday.Whittaker was not home at the time, and Chief Deputy John Dailey said the death of Jesse Joe Tribble, 18, was not related to the burglary and was not a homicide. It may have been drug-related, Dailey said. We're pretty sure they knew he was dead. That's why they went inside and took the stuff, Dailey said.The break-in too ...
Sep 22, 2004, 8:17 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner retrieves stolen ticket
It was indeed a lucky day for a Washington, D.C. man who bought a winning $25,000 lottery ticket, had it stolen and got it back within a two-hour span.The man bought the ticket in a convenience store in northeast Washington and as he left, en route to the lottery offices to collect his prize, another man, who had been standing behind him, snatched the ticket and ran, the Washington Post said.Within two hours, officers arrested the alleged thief and reunited the victim with his ticket. Minutes la ...
Sep 3, 2004, 8:49 am - Lottery News forum

S.C. man sentenced for lottery ticket theft
A Ridgeland, South Carolina man was sentenced to time served, restitution and three years of probation in Beaufort County General Sessions Court Monday after pleading guilty to 12 charges of trying to cash stolen lottery tickets, court records state.Albert Garvin, 37, was arrested last December on charges that he tried to cash the stolen lottery tickets at Publix on Pembroke Drive and the Shell gas station at the intersection of William Hilton Parkway and Spanish Wells Road, the Beaufort County ...
Sep 2, 2004, 8:02 am - Lottery News forum

Teenager Shoplifts Winning Lottery Ticket
A Swedish teenager who shoplifted a winning lottery ticket that could be worth as much as $1 million has discovered the truth in that old adage 'crime doesn't pay'.The 15-year-old boy stole the scrape-off lottery ticket from a grocery store outside the northeastern Swedish town of Oernskoeldsvik last week, local media reported Tuesday.When he went home and scraped the ticket, he discovered it contained a winning combination worth as much as $1 million.Store manager Patrik Nygren, however, recogn ...
Sep 1, 2004, 7:47 am - Lottery News forum

Florida Man Accused Of Stealing Lottery Winnings
After Jean Delouche won millions from the Florida Lottery, he turned to Claude St. Jean for financial advice.St. Jean, a former MetLife salesman from Tampa, is accused of stealing more than $375,000 from brokerage and other accounts Delouche established with MetLife, according to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court.St. Jean, of 14919 Redcliff Drive, is charged with using the mail to defraud. It is not clear how Delouche met St. Jean.According to the complaint filed by Postal Inspector Kacy ...
Aug 26, 2004, 7:41 am - Lottery News forum

Bookkeeper's lottery habit costly
A Federal Way, Washington woman convicted of embezzling from a Monroe trust fund was sentenced to pay back what she stole, in $100 monthly installments.That means Dorothy L. Weber, 68, should be clear of her roughly $488,000 debt (plus about $61,000 in expenses) by early 2462.Weber was also sentenced to 14 months in prison for embezzling from the Northwest Sheet Metal Workers Organizational Trust for more than three years.Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Thomas Wynne on Wednesday imposed th ...
Aug 26, 2004, 7:38 am - Lottery News forum

Former S.C. Lottery employee charged with theft
A former procurement officer with the South Carolina Education Lottery has been released on bond after his arrest on charges that he converted $425 for his own use.Robert Lyon, 25, turned himself in Friday evening at the Richland County jail, a State Law Enforcement Division spokeswoman said.Lyon is charged with breach of trust, according to the warrant. Lyon took $25 promotional certificates in April 2003 and used them a month later for himself, the warrant states.Lottery spokeswoman Tara Rober ...
Aug 3, 2004, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum