10 Brazen Lottery Scams Where People Stole Millions



Andy And Nayel Ashkar

Only a short period of time before a $5 million scratch ticket was close to expiring, Andy and Nayel Ashkar, of Syracuse, New York, brought the winning ticket into the New York Lottery Office. Unfortunately, they purchased the ticket six years prior, but did not want to claim the winnings then.

Remmele Mazyck

Remmele Mazyck, a deputy security director for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, saw his career come to a close when it was discovered he stealing from work. The man had been taking scratch tickets, and claimed nearly $500,000 in prize money with them.