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2 men accused of gluing winning numbers onto Mississippi lotto ticket

A file image of what the ticket in Mississippi typically looks like. Photo: WAPT
A file image of what the ticket in Mississippi typically looks like.

Updated: January 07, 2020 08:18 AM

Authorities in Mississippi say two men attempted to scam the state lottery commission by submitting a losing ticket that had the winning numbers glued onto it.

Odis Latham, 47, and Russell Sparks, 48, were arrested Monday and charged with offenses including uttering counterfeit instrument over $1,000.

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