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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

Australian lottery winner sues daughter
Claims she overwhelmed him into gifting part of $1 million jackpot By Kate Northrop A would-be happy celebration of a $986,212 (US$661,142) jackpot turned into a drawn-out legal battle after an Australian lottery winner sued his daughter for allegedly pressuring him into sharing some of the winnings with her. Things started going his way when Queensland resident William John Bampton, 92, won a nearly $1 million Australian Lottery jackpot, but he eventually found his family in pieces
Jan 16, 2024, 8:37 am - Lottery News

California couple face felony charges for stealing $135 worth of Iowa Lottery tickets
Couple burglarizes lottery retailer on Christmas Day Includes video report By Kate Northrop A California couple are facing multiple felony charges each after stealing an Iowa Lottery ticket kiosk and attempting to cash $135 worth of winning tickets. Two California residents are facing felony charges as well as potential prison time and thousands in fines over just $135 worth of lottery tickets. Rather than spending it with friends, family, and loved ones, Robert Price and Sam
Jan 11, 2024, 9:12 am - Lottery News

Michigan police investigate scammers who spent thousands on lottery tickets with stolen credit cards
Scam alert for smaller lottery retailers By Kate Northrop Police are investigating credit card fraud in which scammers use stolen credit cards and credit card numbers to buy thousands of dollars' worth of lottery tickets in Michigan. Investigators identified suspects believed to have participated in a fraud ring that buys lottery tickets using stolen credit cards. Michigan police and detectives are currently investigating credit card and lottery scams occurring in Montcalm County
Dec 22, 2023, 7:06 am - Lottery News

Court finds that skill games are legal in Pennsylvania
State casinos and lottery to co-exist with skill game machines By Kate Northrop The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court found that unregulated skill games are legal in Pennsylvania, much to the disappointment of online and retail casinos. Unregulated skill games are now considered legal in Pennsylvania after a court order from the Commonwealth Court clarified their stance on whether skill games are considered games of chance or skill. The legality of skill games, as well as what exac
Dec 8, 2023, 7:22 am - Lottery News

New bill in Wisconsin could allow some lottery winners to remain anonymous
Bill advocates for a balance between transparency and a winner's right to privacy By Kate Northrop A bill was recently introduced in Wisconsin that would allow certain lottery winners to hide their identity when claiming a prize. Some lottery winners might have access to more privacy in Wisconsin should bill LRB-4130 pass, which calls for extended confidentiality for those winning above a certain amount. Representative William Penterman, the bill's primary sponsor, published a pr
Dec 7, 2023, 11:32 am - Lottery News

$1.35 billion Mega Millions lottery winner suing mother of his child for revealing win to family
Anonymity might not last for billion-dollar jackpot winner By Kate Northrop The winner of the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot is suing the mother of his child for allegedly telling his family about the lottery win. An anonymous Maine man who won the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot is accusing the mother of his child of blabbing about his win and is taking legal action in retaliation. In February, one lucky winner stepped forward to claim the then-fourth-largest lottery ja
Nov 17, 2023, 11:21 am - Lottery News

Minnesota woman made $117,000 from illegal lottery she claimed benefitted charity
Lottery organizer tried to disguise raffles after law enforcement told her to stop all operations By Kate Northrop A Minnesota woman has allegedly raked in at least $117,000 by operating an illegal lottery on Facebook and tried to disguise further attempts to run it after authorities gave her a hard warning. Kathryn Jean Deblack, 39, of Hibbing, has been issued multiple charges after she ran an illegal lottery that brought in more than $117,000 over the course of ten months. She
Sep 18, 2023, 2:24 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