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Police grab millionaire teenager suspected in lottery scam
Jamaica police investigating an international sweepstakes and lottery scam, were last night interrogating a 19-year-old St James woman to determine how she came to have $1 million in cash in her possession.
After news of the police operation spread, the question on the lips of Montegonians was where did such a young woman get so much money.
The woman, Sheneika Headley gave her address as Westgate Hills, an upscale residential district near this north coast tourist resort city. The police w ...
Feb 19, 2007, 12:51 pm - Lottery News forum
Penn. woman Loses $20,000 In Jamaican Lottery Scam
A Bethlehem woman was defrauded of nearly $20,000 throughout January after she was led to believe she'd won the Jamaican lottery.Sue Turnback, 68, said a woman calling herself Carrinne Campbell called her Jan. 4, police said. Campbell said Turnback won $2.2 million in the Jamaican lottery but had to mail $1,000 to Jamaica to process the winnings. Turnback sent the money in an international money order the same day. Turnback received another call later from a man calling himself Everett Montaque, ...
Jan 31, 2006, 7:03 am - Lottery News forum
Lottery company keeping Jamaica on hold
Four years after being granted a lottery licence, and after one false start, Telefun International is yet to begin operating in the Jamaican market, the directors apparently having failed so far to raise the capital to float their games.At the same time, however, other companies have applied for lottery licences and are awaiting Cabinet approval, Walter Scott, chairman of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission, confirmed yesterday.Telefun International, which was granted a 10-year licence ...
Jan 5, 2005, 12:30 pm - Lottery News forum
Jamaica Lottery Recovers
Supreme Ventures Ltd., Jamaica's sole lottery company, has seen a substantial recovery in its business since the Government decided to lift the tax it had imposed on winnings last year.The company is also looking forward to expanding its business over the next 12 months and this will include the introduction of a third daily Cash Pot draw, a Caribbean Pin Ball Lotto and several new instant win games, better known as Scratchers.Bryan George, president of Supreme Ventures who made the announcement ...
Jun 30, 2004, 7:59 am - Lottery News forum