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Illinois man charged with stealing lottery tickets
A Schaumburg, Illinois man is accused of stealing hundreds of lottery tickets around Chicago's northwest suburbs over the past two weeks.Police say 35-year-old Anthony Lazzaro told them he took the tickets because he was trying to get Christmas money for his daughter. He has been charged with three counts of retail theft and his bond was set yesterday at 40-thousand dollars.Buffalo Grove Police Detective Anthony Gallagher says Lazzaro would buy a couple of one-dollar tickets at one store, take t ...
Dec 20, 2004, 8:22 am - Lottery News forum

UPS Employees Charged in Stolen Lottery Ticket Investigation
New Mexico Lottery security agents have identified 12 Albuquerque-area men and women allegedly involved in the theft and receipt of 24 packs of Lottery tickets, stolen while in transit at an area United Parcel Service shipping hub.Charges have been filed against some of the suspects, and information from the investigation has been forwarded to the Bernalillo and Sandoval County District Attorneys.The face value of the packs was $7,200 ($300 per pack). However, advertised prizes ranged from $1 t ...
Dec 17, 2004, 4:35 pm - Lottery News forum

Clerk charged in Tennessee lottery scam
A Madisonville, Tennessee lottery scam could be the biggest since the state started selling tickets in January.A Madisonville clerk who worked at the Checkered Flag Market on Highway 411 could serve prison time for ripping off a store and the state lottery.A detective in Madisonville arrested Lisa Moses at work Wednesday. She's charged with stealing more than $18,000. It breaks down as $10,000 from the store and $8,000 from the lottery.Investigators think Moses would steal tickets and cash the w ...
Oct 29, 2004, 8:41 am - Lottery News forum

Gas station clerk says he is being framed for lottery theft
A Milford, Massachusetts man accused of stealing $86,000 in scratch tickets from the Cochituate Road service station he worked at claimed yesterday he was being framed. Mohammad Tahir said a handwritten confession attributed to him was forged, and he was never shown a videotape that Exxon-Mobil security said they had of him stealing the books of lottery tickets over a several-month period. I think someone is trying to cover up something, said Tahir, 39, of 11 Luby Ave. I will get to the bot ...
Oct 28, 2004, 9:16 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa woman to plead guilty for lottery ticket theft
A Fonda, Iowa, woman has agreed to plead guilty to claiming a lottery pool's prize as her own.In a plea agreement filed Monday in Buena Vista County District Court, Mary Farrell, 54, agreed to plead guilty to first-degree theft. District Judge John P. Duffy scheduled sentencing for Nov. 8.Farrell presented a Powerball ticket matching five numbers from the Dec. 31 drawing to claim a $100,000 prize. A group of Albert City, Iowa, residents contacted the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office in Januar ...
Sep 29, 2004, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum

Broke lottery winner turned to theft
A lottery winner who stole more than 10,000 in an effort to buy back her popularity has been jailed for 12 months.Ballymena Crown Court sitting in Belfast heard that 44-year-old Ruth Muriel McLaughlin, from Wheatfield Park in Ballybogey, near Ballymoney, turned to theft after frittering away her 1996 85,000 winnings on fair weather friends .Prosecution lawyer Neil Connor told the court that as well as completely clearing the till of bank notes on at least two occasions, McLaughlin was also ...
Sep 27, 2004, 7:38 am - Lottery News forum

Record Powerball lottery winner's house burglarized
Three men burglarized the home of Jack Whittaker, winner of the biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, as an acquaintance of Whittaker's lay dead inside, police said Tuesday.Whittaker was not home at the time, and Chief Deputy John Dailey said the death of Jesse Joe Tribble, 18, was not related to the burglary and was not a homicide. It may have been drug-related, Dailey said. We're pretty sure they knew he was dead. That's why they went inside and took the stuff, Dailey said.The break-in too ...
Sep 22, 2004, 8:17 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner retrieves stolen ticket
It was indeed a lucky day for a Washington, D.C. man who bought a winning $25,000 lottery ticket, had it stolen and got it back within a two-hour span.The man bought the ticket in a convenience store in northeast Washington and as he left, en route to the lottery offices to collect his prize, another man, who had been standing behind him, snatched the ticket and ran, the Washington Post said.Within two hours, officers arrested the alleged thief and reunited the victim with his ticket. Minutes la ...
Sep 3, 2004, 8:49 am - Lottery News forum

S.C. man sentenced for lottery ticket theft
A Ridgeland, South Carolina man was sentenced to time served, restitution and three years of probation in Beaufort County General Sessions Court Monday after pleading guilty to 12 charges of trying to cash stolen lottery tickets, court records state.Albert Garvin, 37, was arrested last December on charges that he tried to cash the stolen lottery tickets at Publix on Pembroke Drive and the Shell gas station at the intersection of William Hilton Parkway and Spanish Wells Road, the Beaufort County ...
Sep 2, 2004, 8:02 am - Lottery News forum

Teenager Shoplifts Winning Lottery Ticket
A Swedish teenager who shoplifted a winning lottery ticket that could be worth as much as $1 million has discovered the truth in that old adage 'crime doesn't pay'.The 15-year-old boy stole the scrape-off lottery ticket from a grocery store outside the northeastern Swedish town of Oernskoeldsvik last week, local media reported Tuesday.When he went home and scraped the ticket, he discovered it contained a winning combination worth as much as $1 million.Store manager Patrik Nygren, however, recogn ...
Sep 1, 2004, 7:47 am - Lottery News forum