Scammed $5M NY lottery winner getting '06 jackpot

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    http://www.centurylink.net/news/rea...ap-scammed_5m_ny_lottery_winner_getting_06-ap

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A central New York maintenance worker duped out of a winning $5 million scratch-off ticket will get his money next month, seven years after being scammed out of the jackpot, state lottery officials said Thursday.......

    Miles bought the ticket bought in October 2006 at a Syracuse convenience store owned by Nayef Ashkar. Ashkar's two sons, Andy and Nayel, convinced Miles the ticket only was worth $5,000 and paid him $4,000 for it, authorities said. The brothers waited until 2012 to claim the jackpot, prompting an investigation by lottery officials.......more......
     
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    What a great story.
     

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