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Ark. lottery winner busted for drug trafficking
Includes video report A past $100,000 winner of Arkansas' lottery was indicted today for allegedly being the kingpin of a major crystal methamphetamine operation. A federal grand jury returned an 18-count indictment against Daniel Dano Henry Jr. of Austin and 19 others, capping a five-year investigation that was dubbed Operation Big Winner last fall after Henry claimed a $100,000 lottery prize on Sept. 24. The organization that prosecutors allege Henry led dealt 5 to 10 pounds of crysta
Jun 15, 2011, 8:50 am - Lottery News

Major N.Y. sports betting ring busted
Operated out of strip malls; 14 classic cars worth $100K each seized in raids Authorities busted a multi-million dollar sports gambling ring Tuesday that started out in a Staten Island video store and grew into an online operation run out of Costa Rica, officials said. More than a dozen raids were executed in three states Tuesday, leading to 28 arrests and the seizure of $5.7 million in assets including a Staten Island strip mall, real estate and 14 classic cars worth $100,000 a pop. Th
May 25, 2011, 7:15 am - Lottery News

Three largest online poker sites shut down by FBI
Executives indicted, arrested The founders of the three largest online poker sites were indicted by the FBI on Friday in what could serve as a death blow to the thriving industry. Eleven executives at PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker were charged with bank fraud and money laundering in an indictment unsealed in a Manhattan court. Two of the executives were arrested on Friday morning in Utah and Nevada. Federal agents are searching for the others. Prosecutors are seeking to
Apr 15, 2011, 4:40 pm - Lottery News

Pair arrested for allegedly stealing lottery tickets
Police say they found stolen scratchers at the couple's hotel Two Glendale, California, residents were arrested Sunday for allegedly stealing dozens of lottery scratchers after distracting a store clerk, police said. Melody Keshishzadeh, 20, and Sevak Vardumyan, 21, were arrested about 4:40 p.m. at the Days Inn on Pioneer Drive after police spotted their Cadillac in the parking lot, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. Either way, the scratchers would have been a losing prospect. St
Apr 12, 2011, 2:35 pm - Lottery News

Lottery's biggest loser: Albany man passed on office pool that won $319M jackpot
Includes video report Man could have been 8th winner; decided not to play because he didn't feel lucky The group of seven lottery pool players that won last week's $319 million Mega Millions jackpot could have had an eighth member, but one unlucky man made a choice that cost him millions. The New York co-worker who regularly played in the office pool opted out on the night they had the winning ticket, according to an Albany, N.Y., deli owner who knows the winners. They asked him a c
Mar 31, 2011, 8:33 am - Lottery News

7 guilty in $2M lottery fraud
Seven people have pleaded guilty in a lottery telemarketing fraud that U.S. prosecutors say bilked mostly elderly victims out of an estimated $2 million. Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said Tuesday the seven all residents of Israel carried out the fraud in 2007 and 2008. Lior Orgad, David Yamin, and Mor Galanti pleaded guilty in New York, while Guy Mayo, Elad Mayo, Asi Almakias and Yaniv Kalbers entered guilty pleas March 15, the U.S. Justice Department
Mar 23, 2011, 2:04 pm - Lottery News

N.C. store owner accused of stealing winning lottery ticket
Kecia Nehring Parker's favorite lottery numbers turned out to be lucky in more than one way. Not only did they win her a prize of nearly $88,000, but her clockwork regularity in playing them enabled North Carolina State Education Lottery investigators to track her down after they took the winning ticket from a convenience store owner accused of trying to steal her jackpot. I was very surprised, she said Friday. But it's definitely a good surprise. Dunn police say that when Parker brou
Mar 18, 2011, 4:18 pm - Lottery News

Maryland liquor store owner charged in lottery scam
The owner of a liquor store in North Point, Maryland, was arrested and charged with grand theft, petty theft, and fraud after she was caught stealing an undercover agent's winning lottery ticket worth $10,000. Ross Liquors, located in the Merritt North Shopping Center, had its Maryland Lottery license revoked following the undercover operation. The theft occured on last week, on March 8th. Ross Liquors store owner, Melissa Ann Stone, 39, of the 3900 block of Goose Harbor Road in Middle Riv
Mar 16, 2011, 8:22 am - Lottery News

28 arrested in N.Y. gambling sting
Officers from the Rockland County Intelligence Center and the town rounded up 28 people Thursday night in a crackdown on an illegal lottery ring. The joint raids were the result of a five-month joint investigation, authorities said. Rockland County Sheriff's Department Capt. William Barbera, captain of the Intelligence Center, said about 11:30 p.m. that police had processed the suspects at the West Haverstraw Community Center, 130 Samsondale Ave., where officers had set up portable process
Feb 4, 2011, 9:57 am - Lottery News

$190M Idaho lottery winner sorts out her new life
Holly Lahti burst into the spotlight a week ago in a feel-good story about a single mother who won a $190 million Mega Millions jackpot. Then came the mugshot: a thin young woman with disheveled brown hair, sporting a black eye and cuts and bruises on her face and neck. It turned out she was separated from a man who court records indicated had abused her, and now has a possible claim to some of the money through a quirk in Idaho law. Lahti, 29, went underground with her two daughters immed
Jan 22, 2011, 11:31 am - Lottery News