Right numbers, incorrect date: a South African guy who thought he won the lottery finds out the hard way he did not.
A man that is young Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal in Southern 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 also the victim of not reading the correct date on the ticket; something plenty of us could probably relate genuinely to, we are sure.
Robbed by Cops?
The non-winner 26-year-old Sipho Ngcobo ended up being allegedly relieved of his admission by thieves clothed as police officers whom became jealous of his boasting and saw a way to earn some easy money (so they thought) by firmly taking it upon by themselves to visit the house of the champion with firearms. As a result, he and his family opened up a case of theft and the police that is real investigating the incident.
Nonetheless, it’s now been confirmed by South African authorities that Ngcobo had the date that is wrong in reality, he don’t even purchase his admission until Oct. 14, and their ticket was actually for the October 16 draw; the winning ticket in question was for October 13. Therefore even though his figures were appropriate, their date had been wrong, and timing, as the saying goes, is everything.
No-Name Winner Vindicated
This will come as great news to the actual (unnamed) winner; regional newspapers stated Mr. Anonymous had already clai Lire la suite