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Family quarrels add intrigue to lotto winner death
Daily Breeze ^ | 01/12/2013 | JASON KEYSER

Posted on 01/13/2013 11:54:18 PM PST by nickcarraway

In the week since news surfaced that a Chicago man was poisoned to death with cyanide just before he was to collect a lottery payout, surprising details about his convoluted family saga have trickled out daily.

Urooj Khan's widow and siblings fought for months over the businessman's estate, including the lottery check. His father-in-law owed tens of thousands of dollars in taxes.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: greed; malorum; radix

1 posted on 01/13/2013 11:54:29 PM PST by nickcarraway
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Despite having foresworn gambling after a pilgrimage to Mecca in 2010, Khan bought a ticket in June. He jumped "two feet in the air" and shouted, "I hit a million," he recalled at a lottery ceremony later that month.
2 posted on 01/14/2013 1:01:19 AM PST by iowamark
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I hit a million! And I’ll only see $425,000 if I live that long.

3 posted on 01/14/2013 1:42:36 AM PST by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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