A Massachusetts man has acquired his $3m lottery win six months after retailer employees stole his profitable ticket. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
A Massachusetts man has gotten his fingers on a $3m lottery win greater than six months after shopping for the ticket. Paul Little bought a number of tickets at a liquor retailer in Lakeville on January 17, however when he forgot to take them with him, two of the shop employees determined to maintain them.
After studying that one of many tickets was a seven-figure winner, co-workers Joseph Reddem and Carly Nunes went to the headquarters of the Massachusetts Lottery. Officers had been on the point of pay out the winnings after they overheard an argument between the pair. Nunes allegedly mentioned that she would solely give Reddem a $200,000 lower. This dialog led to doubts over the win and an investigation started.
Nunes tried to evade the authorities for a few weeks
State lottery officers and the police checked out CCTV from the shop and so they noticed that it was really Little who bought the ticket in question. Nunes tried to evade the authorities for a few weeks earlier than they caught her.
Paul Little thanked the Massachusetts Lottery for “ensuring the rightful individuals get the award” and he now plans to donate some cash to charity and repay his mortgage.