South African Man’s Losing Lottery Ticket in Keystone Kops Mess

South African Man’s Losing Lottery Ticket in Keystone Kops Mess

Right numbers, incorrect date: a South African man who thought he won the lottery finds out the hard way he did not.

A young guy from Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa who laid claim to a National Lottery prize of R33 780 698 ($3,470,796) recently was not just the victim of a bad crime, but additionally the target of not reading the correct date regarding the ticket; something a lot of us could probably relate solely to, we are sure.

Robbed by Cops?

The non-winner 26-year-old Sipho Ngcobo was allegedly relieved of their solution by thieves clothed as police whom became jealous of his boasting and saw a method to make some money that is easyso they thought) by taking it upon by themselves to visit the home of the champion with firearms. As a result, he and his family members opened up a case of theft and the real police began investigating the incident.

Nonetheless, it’s now been verified by South African authorities that Ngcobo had the date that is wrong in fact, he didn’t also purchase his admission until Oct. 14, and their ticket was actually for the October 16 draw; the winning solution under consideration had been for October 13. So also though his numbers were appropriate, his date had been wrong, and timing, reported by users, is everything.

No-Name Winner Vindicated

This will come as great news to the particular (unnamed) winner; local newspapers said Mr. Anonymous had already claimed t Continue reading “South African Man’s Losing Lottery Ticket in Keystone Kops Mess”