Thursday, March 15, 2012

When he won he pocketed the money, when he lost he shared it with others


A New Jersey construction worker cheated five co-workers out of a $38.5 million lottery jackpot and must share the winnings with them, a jury determined today.

The Star-Ledger said the former Elizabeth construction worker testified that he bought 12 tickets — including the jackpot winner — solely for himself, even though he typically played in a lottery pool with the five men who each paid for two tickets.

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