Appropriate numbers, wrong date: a South African guy who thought he won the lottery finds out the difficult way he did not.
A young guy from 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 in addition the victim of not reading the correct date on the ticket; something lots of us could probably relate genuinely to, we’re sure.
Robbed by Cops?
The non-winner 26-year-old Sipho Ngcobo was allegedly relieved of his solution by thieves decked out as police whom became jealous of his boasting and saw ways to earn some money that is easyso they thought) by firmly taking it upon on their own to check out your home of the champion with firearms. As a result, he and his household opened up an instance of theft and the police that is real investigating the incident.
Nonetheless, it is now been verified by South African authorities that Ngcobo had the wrong date; in fact, he did not even purchase his ticket until Oct. 14, and his ticket was actually for the October 16 draw; the winning admission in question was for October 13. So also though his figures were appropriate, his date was wrong, and timing, as they say, is everything.
No-Name Winner Vindicated
This will come as very good news to the specific (unnamed) winner; neighborhood newspapers stated Mr. Anonymous had already claimed their Leer más