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One of the strangest lotto lawsuits

Topic closed. 3 replies. Last post 10 years ago by Cr4zyH0rs3.

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United States
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November 16, 2005
330 Posts
Posted: June 12, 2007, 2:43 pm - IP Logged

Synopsis: Man named Abraham Shakespeare (cool name,  right?)  gave fellow employee his money to buy lotto tickets for him one of the tickets won $30 million in the Florida Lotto. Now the man who bought them for Mr. S says that he wants $1 million and has said that Mr. S stole the ticket from his wallet calling him a liar and thief.  Mr. S had responded by slapping him with a $100 million slander suit. I don't think it will go far but mabey this might stop future crazy lawsuits against lotto winners. Anyways here's a link:


You can google Abraham Shakespeare if you want to read further just found the story amusing. 

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    United States
    Member #41383
    June 16, 2006
    1969 Posts
    Posted: June 12, 2007, 9:30 pm - IP Logged

    More fuel to the fire to say why folks should never do this.

    Just about anything involving 'friends/family' and the word 'money' AND the word 'lottery' usually does not come out good. 

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      United States
      Member #4121
      March 23, 2004
      817 Posts
      Posted: June 13, 2007, 10:35 am - IP Logged

      Greed has the power to change a good person into a bad person.


        United States
        Member #52552
        May 29, 2007
        55 Posts
        Posted: June 13, 2007, 11:44 pm - IP Logged

        Greed has the power to change a good person into a bad person.

        That is so true Jackpot the word Money will change the mind and heart of some people.

        This is one reason why I would never buy a ticket of any sort for anyone.