Appropriate numbers, incorrect date: a South African man who thought he won the lottery finds out the difficult way he did not.
A man that is young 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 nasty crime, but also the target of not reading the correct date regarding the ticket; something lots 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 decked out as cops whom became jealous of his boasting and saw ways to earn some easy money (so they thought) by firmly taking it upon by themselves to consult with the home of the champion with firearms. As a result, he and his family members opened up an instance of theft and the real police began investigating the incident.
But, it is now been verified by South African authorities that Ngcobo had the wrong date; in fact, he did not also purchase his admission until Oct. 14, and his ticket was actually for the October 16 draw; the winning admission in question had been for October 13. Therefore also though his figures were right, his date had been wrong, and timing, reported by users, is everything.
No-Name Winner Vindicated
This will come as very good news to the specific (unnamed) winner; local newspapers stated Mr. Anonymous had currently claimed Weiterlesen