May 23, 2018
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Lottery crime

A Lotto Murder

A Lotto Murder 20-year old Craigory Burch Jr was a forklift operator in a small town called Fitzgerald, in southern Georgia, USA. One moment he was going about his normal life and the next, he was a Fantasy 5 jackpot winner. A dream come true for many, Burch won $434 272 in November 2015 and Continue Reading
Lottery crime

Lottery Horror Story

Lottery Horror Story Winning the lottery is a dream of so many people. Most people endeavor to do good when winning the large lump sum of money, promising to donate to charities and to help those less fortunate. Sadly, this can potentially place the person in a situation that could cost them their lives. Sadly […]Continue Reading
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Sidestepping a Scam

Sidestepping a Scam Lottery scams, along with the number of lottery players who have fallen prey to these scams, have increased substantially over the last few years. Scams, dishonest schemes or fraud wreak havoc in the lottery world.Fraudsters take advantage of the dreams of players worldwide by creating false hope that a big win is […]Continue Reading
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How to get away with millions

How to get away with millions You hear so many stories of how Lotto winners hit the jackpot and use their money wisely.However, statistics show that about 70% of lottery winners end up broke within 7 years and are faced with bankruptcy, jail time or worse, murder and suicide. There is no doubt that winning […]Continue Reading
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Beware: the email that empties your bank account

Imagine getting an email that tells you that you’ve won millions. And all you have to do, to get those millions transferred neatly into your bank account, is reply to the sender with some information. It seems so simple and it’s so irresistible. But if you do reply, you’ll find your bank account emptied,  rather […]Continue Reading
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When the win is simply too good to be true…

Your odds of winning the Lotto are less than one in a million (sometimes, substantially less than that!). Yet you still buy the lottery ticket. Because if you win, your life will be transformed. You can pay off the house, get rid of debts, secure your children’s’ education and look after your aging parents. Goodbye, […]Continue Reading
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South Africa – R10m Lotto winner arrested for robbery

Ingrid Oellermann, The Witness Pietermaritzburg – Just four-and-a-half years after winning a R10m Lotto payout, a former police officer has landed in hot water for allegedly committing a house robbery. Dayalin Maslamoney, 39, who left the police force after his unexpected windfall in June 2009, was arrested on Sunday along another man. They are alleged to […]Continue Reading