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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Lottery officials had more questions than answers Friday as they tried to unravel the stunning mystery behind a year-old winning ticket turned in less than two hours before Thursday's deadline for a jackpot worth up to $14.3 million. Among the questions: Who actually bought the Hot Lotto ticket? Who are members of the trust that stepped forward to claim the prize less than two hours before it expired? Where was the ticket for 364 days, and why did the trustee risk sending it by FedEx to Des Moines one day before the deadline?
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
I'm thinking this is legitmate enough and perhaps one of the few people or groups to win who might really make it work and not go on an endless party and bender until the money runs dry. This strikes me as a calm and rational approach to a life changing sum landing on them, and whoever is behind the trust actually had the wisdom to realize it.
So it is my guess that these few workers conspired to cash in the ticket. Think about it
It was an unclaimed winner, that was about to expire at the deadline, the lottery workers in that state knew that no one had come forward(was probably a quick pick so the person that didnt come forward probably never knew they won). So it is my guess that these few workers conspired to cash in the ticket.
I think you should re-read my post and try again. It seems you are not understanding what it is I said. If you did, your reply would have made sense
No still does not make sense.
Here, ill solve it for you bro: The workers had to wait til the deadline in case someone did come forward. As far as them mailing it, they could not do it in person and they had to do it anonymously through a hired third party.
Once again. How did they get the ticket?
They may have known that ticket had not been presented, but you have not come up with a credible reason as to how they suddenly have possession. They cannot claim the lottery without the ticket.
Originally posted by PuterMan
reply to post by AllUrChips
How did they get the ticket? ... If they stole it, how did they do that?