Thursday, October 22, 2009

Once Again, Texas Leads the Way

The Associated Press: Store clerk accused of stealing $1M lottery prize: "AUSTIN, Texas — A 25-year-old convenience store clerk pocketed a customer's $1 million winning lottery ticket, claimed the prize and skipped town, possibly back to his native Nepal, authorities said."

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.


Stephen B. said...

There may be a special place in hell (if there is) for people like the guy who pilfered the winning ticket!

Deb said...

He said the lottery recommends players sign the back of their tickets when they buy them in case of loss or theft.

Yes indeed! If Mr. Willis had signed his ticket, it would have been difficult for someone named Pankag Joshi to claim it was his.