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Jamaican lottery scam drives man to suicide
Includes video report An ongoing sinister scam continues to cause some victims to lose their entire life savings from thieves operating from a country and an ocean away. The special Jamaican Organized Crime Task Force is taking on scammers who cost unsuspecting Americans hundreds of millions of dollars each year. They find all the tools of the trade. Cellphones, cash, and lists of phone numbers are used by suspects. Some go as far as driving a nail through their computers to disable the ...
May 24, 2016, 8:23 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery scam investigation comes to Tennessee
Includes video report The Tennessee Education Lottery is cooperating with investigators as they look into one of the most elaborate lottery scams in U.S. history. The scam was the work of Eddie Tipton, a former security director with the Multi-State Lottery Association. Tipton has been convicted of fraud and sentenced to ten years in prison. But his brother and his old college roommate were recently arrested as the jackpot fixing investigation expanded. Prosecutors in Iowa say sur ...
May 11, 2016, 7:56 am - Lottery News forum

Breast cancer patient wins lottery second time
Includes video report North Carolina Education Lottery officials said a woman who has been battling breast cancer for six years has won the lottery two times in the past three months. Gina Short, from Mecklenburg County, claimed her $250,000 All or Nothing prize last Wednesday just months after she snagged $1 million in the Ultimate Millions second-chance drawing, lottery officials said in a statement. We're still in disbelief mode, Short said. Officials said Short, who is currently ...
May 10, 2016, 1:17 pm - Lottery News forum

Leftover lottery tickets turned into stunning living room art
Includes video report More people than ever are trying to rescue, recycle and reinvent, especially on Earth Day. This extreme example uses all those unlucky lottery scratch-off tickets to turn them into a recycled masterpiece. Artists Adam Eckstrom and Lauren Was have created an entire dining room out of 40,000 used lottery tickets, using them to make up the wall panels, furniture and even the place settings. All the furniture and d cor total a whopping $70,000 in lottery ticket sale ...
Apr 23, 2016, 8:34 am - Lottery News forum

NC Powerball winner in trouble again
This time she is served criminal summons for threats and harassment Includes video report The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has served a misdemeanor criminal summons to North Carolina's $188 million Powerball winner, Marie Holmes. According to court documents, Lorna Marlowe has accused Holmes of making threatening and harassing phone calls on Jan. 10. Marlowe filed the complaint that same day. The criminal summons alleges Holmes threatened to inflict bodily harm on Marlowe. It al ...
Jan 15, 2016, 9:12 am - Lottery News forum

WATCH: Buddhist monk fights back after getting robbed buying lottery tickets
Includes video report Police are searching for a man who was caught on video robbing a Buddhist monk as he bought lottery tickets in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, convenience store. Police said the 61-year-old monk was at a Sunoco gas station store on South Broad Street buying lottery tickets from a machine on Jan. 3 when an unidentified black male snatched $350 in cash from the monk's hands and ran out of the door. The monk is then seen on video chasing the man into the gas station pa ...
Jan 12, 2016, 11:05 am - Lottery News forum

$42 million NY Lottery winner wants to remain blue-collar worker for life
Includes video report Richard Loveless was going through his usual Sunday routine on Oct. 18 when he learned that a winning $42.5 million Lotto ticket was sold the day before at the Pit Stop convenience store the same business where he purchases his Lotto tickets. When the retired electrician from Port Byron checked the winning numbers 1, 9, 11, 16, 19, 22 he was stunned. He won the lottery. Loveless, 64, returned to Pit Stop Wednesday where the New York Lottery's Yolanda Vega rev ...
Nov 19, 2015, 8:57 am - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery seeking volunteer witnesses on evening drawing show
Includes video report The Pennsylvania Lottery is looking for volunteers who are Pennsylvania residents over the age of 55 to appear as witnesses on the evening drawing show in Harrisburg. Witnesses perform different functions on two consecutive evenings, and will appear on-camera one of those days. The process lasts approximately 2.5 hours and starts at 5 p.m. each night. All witness are directly involved in the selection of the drawing machines and ball sets used for drawings. They a ...
Oct 3, 2015, 9:49 pm - Lottery News forum

Texas Lottery starts new 'Texas Triple Chance' game next week
Includes video report By Todd Northrop Texas Lottery players will be getting a brand new game to play, starting next week. On Sunday, Sept. 27, tickets for the new Texas Triple Chance game will go on sale at lottery retailers throughout the state. It is the Texas Lottery's first all-new draw game since All or Nothing was launched on Sept. 9, 2012. The new game is played like a traditional lotto-style game, in which players choose seven numbers between 1 and 55. But unlike the other T ...
Sep 21, 2015, 4:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois lottery winners file class-action lawsuit against state
Includes video report Rhonda Rasche had a great plan for the $50,000 she won from a scratch-off Illinois Lottery ticket. She wanted to help her best friend cope with the loss of her mother. I wanted to take her and her sister on a trip because they were doing at-home hospice for her, and it was pretty tough on all of them emotionally [and] physically, said Rasche, 48, of Homer Glen. She never made that trip. Instead, Rasche became one of two plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit file ...
Sep 10, 2015, 8:59 am - Lottery News forum