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Florida couple arrested for attempting to cash lottery ticket taped together to look like $1M winner
Million-dollar dreams ripped up when crudely fashioned ticket doesn't pass the test By Kate Northrop A Florida couple was arrested after they attempted to cash in a scratch-off lottery ticket that they had crudely taped together to look like it had won a $1 million prize. A Florida couple was arrested and now faces multiple felony charges after presenting a torn-up and retaped lottery ticket made to look like a $1 million winner to the Florida Lottery. Kira Enders, 36, and her bo
Today, 6:52 am - Lottery News

Massachusetts store clerk who tried to steal customer's $3M lottery prize sentenced to probation
A Massachusetts store clerk embroiled in the unique case involving a $3 million lottery ticket admitted Friday that she tried to cash in on the winnings, despite knowing they belonged to someone else. Carly Nunes, 24, had a choice when she discovered the ticket had been left behind. The decision she made resulted in multiple criminal charges of larceny and fraud. In Brockton Superior Court on Friday, Nunes admitted there was enough evidence to find her guilty of one of those felony indic
Feb 12, 2024, 8:34 am - Lottery News

Florida man arrested after buying $31,000 worth of lottery tickets using company credit card
He didn't luck out with this one By Kate Northrop A Florida truck driver was arrested this week after getting caught racking up more than $31,000 on his company credit card to buy lottery tickets. Law enforcement put a stop to one Florida man's outrageous lottery spending habits after his company discovered he had used their credit card to spend over $31,000 on scratch-off tickets. Warren Alexander Johnson, 47, of Clearwater, was arrested on Monday and charged with conducting a s
Feb 8, 2024, 9:32 am - Lottery News

Maryland brothers arrested for $3.5 million lottery scam that allegedly involved exploding briefcase
Scammers go through greater lengths to deceive victims By Kate Northrop Two Maryland brothers have been indicted after running a three-year scheme that involved false promises of lottery winnings and a supposedly exploding metal briefcase. The United States Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that a federal grand jury charged brothers Dwayne and Wayne Henry, 32 and 34, respectively, for conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme that offers a false promise o
Jan 25, 2024, 5:58 pm - Lottery News

Kentucky woman charged with 76 counts for theft of over $123,000, including lottery tickets
Woman accused of participating in syndicate that committed crimes over the span of four months By Kate Northrop A Kentucky woman faces 76 counts in connection with theft of over $123,000 in merchandise, consisting of Kentucky Lottery tickets and other stolen goods. Louisville Metro police (LMPD) charged Telnesha Antnetta Brown, 18, of Louisville, with 76 counts related to theft of over $123,000 in merchandise, including lottery tickets. She received 37 individual counts each of c
Aug 28, 2023, 2:42 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts Mega Millions winner who had $3 million ticket stolen from him claims prize
Cashier who tried to claim his prize arrested this week By Kate Northrop The lottery winner of a $3 million Mega Millions prize whose ticket was stolen from him by a liquor store cashier claimed his prize today, the Massachusetts Lottery announced. A press released published today by the Massachusetts Lottery confirmed that Paul Little of Lakeville did indeed receive his $3 million Mega Millions prize after a four-month investigation. Little, a diesel mechanic who works on marine
Jun 30, 2023, 1:29 pm - Lottery News

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