Often times people put way too much stock into what other people tell them, without doing a lil research for themselves.
This story could possibly fall into that category, but it may all work itself out in the end.
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Two brothers in New York are being charged with attempted grand larceny and conspiracy after they waited six years to claimed a $5 million lottery scratch-off ticket. Waiting that long isn’t an issue in NYC, but it probably triggered an investigation that resulted in their charges.
Apparently the two scammed the ticket from a customer at their family’s convenience store in Syracuse, N.Y., which is the reason they held on to it til the very last day to claim the multi-million dollar prize!
Details + Mugshots below… Continue Reading…
Remember that chick who was put on blast for still receiving food stamps after she’d won a million dollar lottery prize?
[READ: WTF?!? Million Dollar Lottery Winner Explains Why She's On Food Stamps (VIDEO)]
Besides the food stamps debacle, the 25 year old lottery winner broke several rules of lottery failures past and now she’s not around anymore to spend her winnings OR collect her government subsidized meal assistance.
The Baltimore McDonald’s worker who claims to have the winning Mega Millions ticket, refuses to produce it at this time.
Mirlande Wilson made headlines when she came forward claiming she was the holder of one of 3 jackpot winning tickets sold across the country last week but she was ridiculed after her co-workers at a local McDonald’s restaurant claimed they deserved a share of the winnings because they were part of a lottery pool.
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Wilson, a single mother of 7, appeared in an interview yesterday rocking her new weave and still maintains that the money is all hers.
Details + video of Mirlande Wilson’s interview below… Continue Reading…
Mega Millions lottery frenzy reached it’s peak last week as the jackpot for the nationwide game hit $656 million dollars.
It’s quite common for co-workers to “pool” their cash when playing the lottery, in hopes of increasing their chances of winning the bulk of cash. It’s also quite common for disputes to arise if a winning ticket is amongst the “pool” of tickets purchased.
Hence the story of Merlande Wilson, the holder of ONE the THREE winning tickets sold in the $656 Million dollar jackpot… Continue Reading…
Amanda Clayton, pictured above with her million dollar lottery check, hit it big when she ‘played the numbers’
back in September 2011.
Clayton, a 24-year-old single mother of two, may have won $1 million in the Michigan state lottery, but she still receives $200 a month in food stamps!
It wasn’t long before someone snitched, and acting on a tip, Local 4 news in Detroit confronted Clayton about it and she attempted to explain, stating:
I thought that they would cut me off, but since they didn’t, I thought maybe it was OK because I’m not working.
Asked by Local 4 asked if she felt she had a right to the money, Clayton responded, “I mean I kinda do.”
Video + more details below… Continue Reading…
Have you ever heard of a “reluctant” millionaire? Neither have I! But while some people strive to be rich, or will die tryin’, there are two lottery winners who weren’t in such a hurry.
They actually held off collecting their millions because they were “reluctant” about being rich.
Ain’t that a b*tch!
The Mega Millions numbers were drawn on Aug. 20, 2010, and there was a winning ticket sold in North Carolina. Raleigh Hill discovered he was blessed with being the owner of that winning ticket but he delayed claiming the proceeds from the million-dollar win.
He didn’t even tell his wife about it until several weeks after realizing his ticket was a winner!
So why the delayed gratification you ask? Continue Reading…