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$2,000 Million Powerball Winner Sues Alleged Ticket Theft

$2,000 Million Powerball Winner Sues Alleged Ticket Theft
The winning ticket (REUTERS/Mike Blake)

gain 2 billion dollars Last year changed Powerball’s life Edwin CastroHe left his humble apartment in Altadena, where he lived before becoming the historic winner of America’s most popular lottery. Hollywood HillsAn exclusive neighborhood in California.

however, It’s not all happiness For him these days, he got a case where he was accused The ticket was stolen.

A pair of lawyers arrived at the wealthy billionaire’s mansion on April 25, where amenities include seven bedrooms, an infinity pool and spa and Initially greeted by a 50-year-old man who tried to avoid noticeAs reported by the newspaper the sun.

The subject said we were entertaining the wrong Edwin Castro“, they told the newspaper. “If he has any questions or concerns, I advised him to contact a lawyer,” they added.

Finally, Proof of delivery was issued on 17 MayThat said A person received the documentsThus the official notification comes into force.

The lawsuit against Castro, first filed earlier this year, says so He is not a legitimate winnerBeing the plaintiff Jose Rivera, Bought the ticket and it was soon stolen.

Rivera says he bought the prized ticket at an Altadena gas station the day before the Nov. 7 drawing, a record prize of just over $2 billion in Powerball.

As you posted New York Post, Rivera said she was abducted by a man named “Reggie” that same day.Identified as Urachi F. Romero And he appears as a co-defendant in the case being handled by the Alhambra Superior Court. However, according to reports, The complaint did not explain the circumstances surrounding the alleged theftOr how Castro would have gotten Romero’s ticket.

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Plaintiff believes that The proof is in the surveillance footage Joe’s service center is picked up at the station and claims to prove that he was the one who bought the historic ticket.

“In an effort to reach a prompt resolution of this matter involving the rightful owner of the $2 billion Powerball winning ticket, our client, Jose RiveraAgain asking to make the lottery available for our review All videos Proof of purchase of the winning ticket,” according to a letter Rivera’s legal team sent to the California Lottery.

Advertisement for the Powerball Lottery in Renfrew, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Sragocic)

The winner used the money to buy Two billion dollar homes, including a 13,500-square-foot mansion that includes a game room, wine cellar, theater, bar, pool, spa, and gym with hot and cold water. Castro also bought a $250,000 white Porsche.

You only need two US Dollars to play Powerball, the price of each of its games. Then, you should Choose five numbers from 1 to 69 For white balls; Choose a number from 1 to 26 for red.

If the player does not decide which numbers to select, the lottery terminal may allow a random combination to be generated.

To win the Powerball jackpot, all six numbers in that combination must match the results. However, with one win you also win, although the higher the number, the higher the reward.

Powerball prizes will go From four dollars to several million.

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