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Sheriff: Fleeing suspect abandons winning lottery ticket

Sep. 15, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A suspect in Georgia left his good luck behind when he abandoned a winning lottery ticket while fleeing sheriff's deputies. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says the man had a Georgia Lottery scratch game card worth $100 when he ran away during a traffic stop on Interstate 75 on...

Feds: 'Lottery Lawyer' swindled jackpot winners for millions

Aug. 18, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York attorney who branded himself the “Lottery Lawyer” has been charged with swindling millions of dollars from jackpot winners in a conspiracy that federal prosecutors say involved a member of the Genovese crime family. An indictment unsealed Tuesday charges the...

Press photographers cover Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arriving for a press conference in front of the former presidential plane at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City, Monday, July 27, 2020. The president, who only flies commercial as one measure in his austerity government, has been trying to sell the plane since he took office. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexico's presidential jet lottery sales not going so well

Jul. 27, 2020 1:42 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Efforts to sell Mexico’s presidential jet appear to be going well, but a simultaneous effort to sell lottery tickets depicting the plane is struggling. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Monday that only about a quarter of the six million tickets have been sold,...