Ex-lottery Worker who Rigged Winnings Gets 25 Years in Prison


A former programmer with the Multistate Lottery Association was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Tuesday for rigging the system in several states so he could collect the jackpots. He bought tickets with numbers he knew would win, because he designed the program that generated the winning numbers. He then gave these tickets to third parties who agreed to cash them and split the money with him.


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