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Lottery Winners Sued As Nuisances

Topic closed. 16 replies. Last post 10 years ago by Jill34786.

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justxploring's avatar - villiarna
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Posted: February 22, 2007, 12:25 pm - IP Logged

The Oregonian newspaper said the couple and two sons named in the suit all have a criminal history: Samuel; Elizabeth, 47; and Samuel Jr., 24, have been convicted of drug offenses. Westley, 20, has been convicted of robbery.

Such a family... O.O

So maybe there really is is a "Criminal Gene" that gets passed along from generation to generation!  I think it's called Learned Behavior.  Often we read about show biz families with problems, but being raised in a screwed up environment isn't limited to the wealthy.  One would hope that winning a large sum of money would help people turn their lives around. At least they had the choice, but they obviously chose the wrong path.  I feel sorry for their children, although they're adults too and could have walked away.

(although TheGameGrl has a good point.  I've mentioned before I had more than one personal experience where the press edited way too much, so one never knows.)

    Jill34786's avatar - Lottery-006.jpg
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    Posted: March 2, 2007, 4:46 pm - IP Logged

    Not sure who gets the award of ultimate lottery loser but it's a toss up between this family and Jack WhitakerEek