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Drunk Lottery Winner Flushes 330,000 Win Down the TOILET So No One Else Can Have It
Mirror ^ | Jan 27, 2014

Posted on 01/31/2014 1:55:57 PM PST by nickcarraway

A German lottery winner claims she flushed her entire €400,000 winnings down the TOILET.

Angela Maier insists she did so to prevent the money being used to pay care home bills for her late husband.

Shortly after learning of her win Maier got the demand to stump up the money owed for the home that cared for her spouse before he died.

On the day in question she says she had drunk five bottles of champagne.

And in her drunken state she tore up all 800 of the €500 notes and flushed them down the toilet to stop it being used for the medical bills.

As a result, she claimed she didn't any money left to compensate the care home.

The court heard that it wasn't technically illegal to have destroyed the money.

But it was ruled that only an expert would be able to decide whether Maier was actually telling the truth, something the court suggested was more effort than it was worth.

Maier agreed to pay €4,000 (£3,310) in compensation to settle the case.


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1 posted on 01/31/2014 1:55:57 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

um yeah... I flushed them... That’s the ticket

right after my tragic boating accident


2 posted on 01/31/2014 1:57:20 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: Mr. K

It’s pretty funny.


3 posted on 01/31/2014 2:05:43 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: nickcarraway

Would make a great liberal. Same mindset.


4 posted on 01/31/2014 2:11:30 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: nickcarraway

If she is that much of a drunk, she probably did herself a favor. She probably would have spent the money on booze and drugs if she had kept it.


5 posted on 01/31/2014 2:12:16 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
"I'm not as think as drunk I am."

6 posted on 01/31/2014 2:17:31 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: nickcarraway

A Monty Python Skit Gone terribly wrong... is what we ave ere!

I sense this isnt that last we shall hear about this person or her money


7 posted on 01/31/2014 2:18:23 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

I used to spend my money on booze and women. Now I just waste it.


8 posted on 01/31/2014 2:18:30 PM PST by posterchild
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To: nickcarraway

I can think of better and more fun ways to waste that much money


9 posted on 01/31/2014 2:20:56 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: jsanders2001

Yep. Why should she pay for something that is “free”?


10 posted on 01/31/2014 2:21:23 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: nickcarraway

That’s nothing. We have a President who flushes trillions down the toilet on a regular basis. He claims it’s stimulating.


11 posted on 01/31/2014 2:47:47 PM PST by Argus
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
She probably would have spent the money on booze and drugs if she had kept it.

I'm betting that she did keep the money, all of it. It's probably stuffed in a suitcase, then hidden in the attic, or something like that.

The story she told was just to get out of paying her husband's medical bills. Now that she's "broke", the state will pick up the tab.

12 posted on 01/31/2014 2:56:33 PM PST by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: jsanders2001

“Would make a great liberal. Same mindset.”

That’s what I’ll do with my money, if I don’t have anyone worthy to leave it to.


13 posted on 01/31/2014 2:59:13 PM PST by PLMerite
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To: Mr. K

I have a bridge that court might like to buy.


14 posted on 01/31/2014 3:57:46 PM PST by RossA
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To: GeronL
She should have gone to the casino and put it on the roulette wheel or a hand of blackjack. At least she could have doubled the money by putting it on red or black. I would rather play a hand of blackjack. She really pissed away a small fortune.
15 posted on 01/31/2014 4:07:01 PM PST by peeps36 (I' Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: peeps36

yep


16 posted on 01/31/2014 4:12:44 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: posterchild

Hahah, close to that WC Fields quote that goes something like this: when asked what do you do with all your money, he said “I spend half of it on booze and women, and I waste the other half!”


17 posted on 01/31/2014 6:42:12 PM PST by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: nickcarraway

No way was that money flushed down the toilet. People are so gullible.


18 posted on 01/31/2014 6:52:47 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: nickcarraway

“That’ll show ‘em” (hic!)


19 posted on 01/31/2014 8:18:10 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: Leaning Right

Kind of like losing your gun in a boating accident ;)


20 posted on 01/31/2014 8:21:02 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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