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Ex-girlfriend of slain lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare wins $1 million jackpot
Call it the sequel of Abraham Shakespeare. On Thursday, Antionette Andrews, the former girlfriend of slain lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare, won $1 million on a $20 scratch-off $5 million Monopoly game from a Florida Lottery ticket she bought at a Circle K at 7250 U.S. 98 N in Lakeland. I am a little scared, Andrews, 42, said Monday. It still doesn't seem real. She's scared about a lot of publicity and because of what happened after Shakespeare won a $17 million lump-sum payment fro
Jun 14, 2017, 12:17 pm - Lottery News

Mastermind of lottery fraud will explain how he rigged jackpots
Lottery Post's warning to the lottery industry about computerized drawings, issued more than a decade ago, is about to be confirmed as fact by Eddie Tipton, a former Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) security director. A lottery programmer will tell investigators how he was able to use his position to rig state jackpots for years and he and his brother will repay $3 million in prizes they improperly claimed, under a plea agreement released Monday. Prosecutors will seek a 25-year priso
Jun 12, 2017, 9:21 pm - Lottery News

N.Y. men arrested for redeeming winning lottery tickets for people in debt
Seven retailers suspended for colluding Two New Yorkers were tossed behind bars in the state's first-ever arrests of lottery scammers accused of secretly claiming winning tickets for people who owe child support, back taxes or other debts. Eduardo Moran-Barrera, 63, of the Bronx, claimed a total of 686 tickets worth a whopping $1.48 million in lottery winnings between 2012 and 2016, officials said. Neil Ferguson, 50, of Manhattan, raked in $273,139 after claiming 91 winning tickets over
Jun 10, 2017, 7:40 am - Lottery News

Virginia woman conned out of nearly $30,000
The Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in which a woman in the Virginia county was bilked out of nearly $30,000 after being promised lottery riches, court records show. According to an affidavit for a search warrant filed in Spotsylvania Circuit Court, the 68-year-old victim was at the Spotsylvania Towne Centre late last month when she was approached by two Hispanic women who asked her for a ride. Det. William Lee wrote that the women told the victim that they had a
May 17, 2017, 8:52 am - Lottery News

Turmoil: Connecticut Lottery interim CEO quits
Frank Farricker, the Connecticut Lottery Corp.'s board chairman and interim CEO, resigned from both unpaid but influential positions Monday after drawing heavy criticism during a legislative inquiry into lottery officials' handling of the fraud-plagued 5 Card Cash lottery game. Saying that he hopes to help the lottery agency by ceasing any further distractions, Farricker wrote to the quasi-public agency's general counsel, Matthew Stone, and said he was quitting immediately. I am proud to
May 15, 2017, 7:09 pm - Lottery News

4th clerk arrested in Florida Lottery sting
Florida officials have arrested a fourth person locally in its ongoing crackdown on store owners and employees who cheat customers out of lottery winnings. Kamlawatie Persaud, 60, a clerk at Dave's Mini Mart at 10859 SE Maricamp Road, Ocala, was arrested Wednesday. According to an investigator at the Florida Lottery Division of Security, the official went to the convenience store posing as a customer with a winning ticket valued at $599 and gave it to the clerk to scan. Persaud checked the
May 12, 2017, 8:25 am - Lottery News

Documentary: The Lottery Liar
Includes video report This is the incredibly strange tale of Howard and his wife Kathy Walmsley. One day back in the late 90's Howard told Kathy a whopper of a lie that he won a 8.9 million (US$11.5 million) jackpot in the British National Lottery. And Kathy believed him. As a result the two went on a shopping spree, buying fast cars, a dream home and a lifestyle fit for a multi-millionaire but it was all one big deception, as Howard hadn't actually won a single penny. The film was c
May 9, 2017, 8:54 am - Lottery News

2 found guilty, 1 acquitted in $2 million Hoosier Lottery scam
A Marion County jury has found two of the three persons accused in a $2 million scam involving a bogus winning Hoosier Lottery ticket guilty on multiple counts, while a third defendant was found not guilty. Found guilty Wednesday were Ashlee Campbell Parsley, 30, and her brother-in-law, Jackie Parsley II, 35. Meanwhile, the charges against Joseph Parsley, 32, Ashlee Parsley's husband and Jackie Parsley II's brother, were dismissed by Marion Superior Court Judge Grant W. Hawkins prior to cl
Apr 28, 2017, 9:40 am - Lottery News

N.C. man sentenced in Jamaica-based lottery scheme
A 25-year-old man from Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced on Monday to two years in federal prison for his role in a Jamaica-based lottery fraud scheme. Jahnoy Davis, 25, pled guilty in federal court in Charlotte in January to one count of money laundering conspiracy. On April 3, former Charlotte-area mail carrier Antonio Terrell Brown pled guilty to mail theft charges in the scheme. He awaits sentencing. Court records show Davis recruited people to receive the packages and conspi
Apr 26, 2017, 9:54 am - Lottery News

Trial set to start for 3 people charged in $2M Hoosier Lottery scam case
A jury trial is scheduled to start Monday in the case of three people accused of trying to bilk the Hoosier Lottery out of $2 million. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry will handle the case. In 2015, police arrested Jackie Parsley II, Joseph Parsley and Ashlee Campbell Parsley in connection with the scam. They're accused of falsely redeeming a lottery ticket from a Plainfield liquor store owned by a relative of Jackie and Joseph Parsley. (See 3 face charges in Indiana Lottery scam, L
Apr 24, 2017, 9:57 am - Lottery News