NY Lotto Scratch Card Scam Victim Receives his US$5m – At Last!

August 30, 2013 by  
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New York scam victim Robert Miles, who lost out on a US$5 million scratch card win after two brothers who ran a store conned him into accepting just US$4,000, will finally receive his winnings – seven years after buying his ticket! Read more

Remember The New York $5 million Brothers? It Was A Scam!

November 14, 2012 by  
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Last month, we bought you the story of brothers Andy and Nayel Askhar, who won a whopping $5 million on a scratch card purchased at the parents store in Syracuse, New York. Their story was unusual as they waited six years to claim their prize, as – unlike lottery winnings on the Powerball or Megamillions which must be claimed within 90 days to a year – scratch cards prizes don’t expire until a year after the end of the game. However, it has come to light in the first few days that the ticket actually belonged to another customer of the store, and the brothers have been charged with scamming the winning ticket from its rightful owner! Read more