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U.K. convicts used stolen card to win £4 million lottery prize; now card owner wants the winnings
Blotto Louts bender is short-lived Includes video report By Kate Northrop The owner of the debit card two United Kingdom convicts used to purchase a winning lottery ticket worth 4 million (US$4.98 million) says he wants to see at least a portion of the prize. Joshua Addyman, 29, was on the receiving end of a fraudulent debit purchase made by two jobless convicts, Mark Goodram and Jon-Ross Watson, which resulted in a 4 million lottery win. Just having learned of the win last w
Yesterday, 8:12 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

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

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

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

"Lottery Lawyer" Jason Kurland sentenced to prison after defrauding winners of over $100 million
13 years in prison for man who stole from his own clients By Kate Northrop New York-based attorney and self-proclaimed Lottery Lawyer Jason Jay Kurland, 49, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after stealing millions of dollars from the dozens of significant lottery jackpot winners he advised. After trial began in July 2022, in which he was accused of multiple counts of fraud and money laundering, Kurland has been handed a 13-year prison sentence for his role in carrying out sch
Jun 16, 2023, 2:17 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: May's Weekly Roundup in lottery news
Cashier steals a $3 million winning lottery ticket from customer will this end well? By Kate Northrop Today, Lottery Post published a new installment of the Weekly Roundup series featuring some of the most prominent lottery stories in the month of May. This month has seen a wide variety of notable news, from feel-good winners' stories to instances where winning the lottery might come with a negative consequence. One instance saw an Australian man win $15 million in the lottery an
May 26, 2023, 2:10 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts store clerk indicted after stealing lottery ticket worth $3 million from customer
Cashier switched her story during investigation, something didn't add up By Kate Northrop A liquor store clerk and her coworker have been indicted on charges that they stole a winning Massachusetts Lottery ticket worth $3 million and attempted to cash it in. Following a four-month investigation, a Plymouth County grand jury indicted Carly Nunes, 23, of Lakeville, on multiple criminal charges for stealing and attempting to claim a winning lottery ticket worth $3 million. Massachus
May 16, 2023, 6:32 am - Lottery News

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