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Store owner jailed one year for stealing $5.7M lottery ticket

luckyshoes's avatar - leaf

mmmmmmmm............... a fool and sombody elses money

dpoly1's avatar - driver

Good !

All crooks should go to jail !

I hope that the money was taken from him !

 

Waiting for my lottery win tonight ........... I will check the ticket myself !

 

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                  "A WINNER NEVER CHEATS, AND A CHEATER NEVER WINS!"

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"A former convenience store owner who cheated a customer out of a $5.7 million lottery ticket has been sentenced to a year in jail."

He only gets a year for stealing 5.7 million dollars? I would think that stealing that much money would be seen as a bigger felony.

jeffrey's avatar - moon
In response to ThatScaryChick

I think they should cut off his walnuts. That would be a lesson well learned by both him and others. This happens way too often.

HaveABall's avatar - rocket

What a guy! Mad

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Hopefully the poor lady got to enjoy the money before she went.

I'm sure he'll live to be 100.

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His greed caused the poor lady to lose a long lasting friendship, surely that in itself deserves more harsher punishment. Perhaps a bill board with his mugshot and a description of his despicable acts should be put up. I'm jus sayin

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he gonna pay all that money back to the customer always member to sign on the back of your lottery ticket

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yea ok, he's sorry... he is sorry he got caught.  prime example of why you should check, double, and triple check your own tickets!!!

Tenaj's avatar - michellea

I wonder why the penalties for lottery related theft are so light.  Surely he should have gotten more than one year in jail which he probably won't have to serve but a few months.

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If a person does not know how murch thier ticket is worth when they go to cash it they should not be buying lottery tickets..

HaveABall's avatar - rocket
In response to tiggs95

Oh tiggs95 ... some folks become lottery gamblers, like us, via receiving tickets as birthday/holiday gifts -- they eventually learn by joining blogs like LotteryPost.com

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Only a year for 5.7 million dollars?

Is it the same for bank robbery up there? Would you only get a year for robbing a bank of that much?

And Canadian prisons are probably like resorts compared to the joints down here too, right?

Hmmm...

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