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Mega Millions winner says ticket still hidden inside Baltimore McDonald’s
Yahoo ^ | 05 Apr 12 | Eric Pfeiffer

Posted on 04/04/2012 10:21:38 AM PDT by Drew68

One of the three Mega Millions jackpot winners says her winning ticket remains stashed away inside the Baltimore McDonald's where she works. But some of Marlinde Wilson's co-workers think she is telling a Big Lie.

"I left my ticket there, and it's somewhere safe that only I know about," Wilson told the New York Post. "I'm waiting for things to calm down so I can go back to McDonald's and get it. The people [at McDonald's] are too excited. I want their heads to cool down before I go back."

Wilson claims to have purchased one of the three winning Mega Millions lottery tickets. The three winners will each receive a share of the record-breaking $640 million jackpot. If Wilson's story is true, that would mean a $105 million ticket (after taxes) is stashed away somewhere inside the fast food restaurant.

Wilson's co-workers appear to be split in their opinion of her but all who have spoken to the media seem to share some animosity toward the Haiti native. Some of Wilson's colleagues say she is attempting to cheat them out of what should be shared winnings from a pool of lotto tickets 14 of the McDonald's employees purchased together.

And Wilson's manager, identified only as "Layla" by the Post, says she thinks Wilson isn't telling the truth about hiding the ticket inside the McDonald's. "That's impossible. She didn't come back here" after she purchased the ticket, Layla said.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: lottery; mcdonalds; megamillions; megastupid; obamastash; porkrind; sweetswineporkrind
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"I left my ticket there, and it's somewhere safe that only I know about,"

LOL! This woman is sooooo full of s***! Hopefully there won't be a mob of people converging on this McDonald's to tear it apart.


1 posted on 04/04/2012 10:21:43 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Drew68

I’ve been in that McDonalds, and would not leave anything valuable unattended there for two seconds.


2 posted on 04/04/2012 10:25:32 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Drew68
I went to get my ticket... you know, where I stashed it, at McDonalds? And it wasn't there!

I gots a lawyer who says I got a good case. Mickey D's gotta pay for not protecting my stash-away place!

3 posted on 04/04/2012 10:25:43 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Drew68

Gee, she’s a lovely gal, ay?


4 posted on 04/04/2012 10:26:50 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: Drew68

This story gets stranger and stranger. I predict the woman, if her story is true, will be forced to share the winnings with everyone in the pool.


5 posted on 04/04/2012 10:28:01 AM PDT by ChocChipCookie
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To: Drew68

Life is hard, it’s even harder when you are stupid.


6 posted on 04/04/2012 10:29:34 AM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: Steely Tom

It’s a McDonalds, NOT a safety deposit box at a bank.


7 posted on 04/04/2012 10:29:34 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: ChocChipCookie

If her ticket doesn’t get really stolen in the end.


8 posted on 04/04/2012 10:29:41 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: reg45
It’s a McDonalds, NOT a safety deposit box at a bank.

I'm sure a Jury Of Her Peers will agree with you. Ha ha.

9 posted on 04/04/2012 10:31:36 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Drew68

the co workers she is trying to stiff might think about getting a voodoo doll and some stick pins....


10 posted on 04/04/2012 10:32:30 AM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Drew68

"..sssss..it's hidden in...sssss...her bra...sssss...under left boob..sssss...I'm going in..sssss"

11 posted on 04/04/2012 10:32:42 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Drew68

That’s 7.5 million after being split 14 ways. That’s not enough for her?

Whether or not she’s telling the truth, she will have a very rough life after this if she doesn’t make some kind of effort.


12 posted on 04/04/2012 10:32:55 AM PDT by conservativebabe
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To: Drew68

This is the same woman who stated that she bought the winning ticket with the “lucky dollar that she found on the floor at McDonalds”.
If the lucky dollar was on the floor at McDonalds and she picked it up and kept it, would that not be theft. Does this mean that the winning ticket belongs to McDonalds?


13 posted on 04/04/2012 10:32:55 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: Drew68

Really can’t think of a safer place than a Baltimore McDonalds.


14 posted on 04/04/2012 10:33:29 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: ChocChipCookie

I still think it’s an April Foo Day joke that hasn’t reached it’s expiration date quite yet....


15 posted on 04/04/2012 10:35:04 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walked into a bar; barkeep said "Hi Mitt")
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To: Doogle

LOL it doesn’t pass the smell test.


16 posted on 04/04/2012 10:35:09 AM PDT by boomop1 (term limits is the only way to save this country.)
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To: Drew68

Guilty! I think it’s something about the Haitian culture that makes them scammers. There’s one who lives in my neighborhood and she was a big scammer—even got arrested for mortgage fraud. Of course she blamed her husband, but her brother got busted too.


17 posted on 04/04/2012 10:37:26 AM PDT by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Really can’t think of a safer place than a Baltimore McDonalds.


LOL


18 posted on 04/04/2012 10:38:52 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: RexBeach

She needs to spend some of her money on a new hair-do.


19 posted on 04/04/2012 10:39:19 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The TEA Party is my cup of tea.)
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To: BuffaloJack
"If the lucky dollar was on the floor at McDonalds and she picked it up and kept it, would that not be theft. Does this mean that the winning ticket belongs to McDonalds?"

IIRC there is case law on this (the money not the ticket) I remember reading about a case where someone found a packet of money on the floor of a Fast Food Restaurant. (around 5K IIRC) It was found on the floor near the rest room. It ended up being awarded to the finder who was a customer. The owner of the establishment put in a claim for it but could not prove it was his and the ruling stated "finders keepers" because it was in a "public area" of the establishment.

20 posted on 04/04/2012 10:39:29 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

LOLOL


21 posted on 04/04/2012 10:39:48 AM PDT by conservativebabe
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To: Drew68

I found it last week. It was a loser.


22 posted on 04/04/2012 10:41:06 AM PDT by halfright (Honk if you love Jesus...text while driving if you want to meet Him!)
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To: Drew68
Balitimore? Layla meet Omar. HE would like to talk to you.


23 posted on 04/04/2012 10:42:57 AM PDT by Daus
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To: RexBeach

Amazing—she’s almost exactly what I had a mental picture of!


24 posted on 04/04/2012 10:42:59 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (If we had a President, he'd look like Newt.)
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To: Drew68
LOL, I bet her coworkers are tearing the place apart right now looking for the ticket! Looking in the grease traps and toilet tanks and whatnot. Pretty funny, actually.

Someone downthread hit it on the head...the ticket is "gone" and she will sue.

25 posted on 04/04/2012 10:43:49 AM PDT by jboot
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To: Drew68

Next it gets “stolen” from its hidey hole in McDonald’s.


26 posted on 04/04/2012 10:45:12 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: Drew68

I beleive her. How else could she afford a weave like that with 7 children on a McWage?


27 posted on 04/04/2012 10:45:47 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: ChocChipCookie
"I predict the woman, if her story is true, will be forced to share the winnings with everyone in the pool."

And she will have nobody to blame but herself. If you manage a pool, and want to bet on the side too, you have to have a way of proving which tickets were pool tickets and which were your own. A simple copy of the pool tickets distributed prior to the drawing would have done. It doesn't appear that she did that, so she should split the funds.

Who stores their private tickets in McDonald's safe anyway? I don't believe her.

28 posted on 04/04/2012 10:46:07 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Doogle

LOL THAT’S funny!!


29 posted on 04/04/2012 10:47:05 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Drew68

Maybe some rioters will burn it down and erase any doubt about the existence or validity of any ticket.


30 posted on 04/04/2012 10:47:43 AM PDT by soycd
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To: DannyTN
And she will have nobody to blame but herself. If you manage a pool, and want to bet on the side too, you have to have a way of proving which tickets were pool tickets and which were your own. A simple copy of the pool tickets distributed prior to the drawing would have done. It doesn't appear that she did that, so she should split the funds. Who stores their private tickets in McDonald's safe anyway? I don't believe her.

LOL! That assumes that Baltimorians actually THINK and put forth effort! ROFLMAO!

31 posted on 04/04/2012 10:50:08 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (Tagline removed at the request of someone who doesn't "get" Monty Python or Shakespeare.)
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To: DannyTN

The people who gave her the money to play were also stupid. At least one of them should have demanded copies of the tickets played. I used to play the Powerball with a pool of my fellow employees. The lady who collected the money and bought the tickets always gave us copies of the tickets.


32 posted on 04/04/2012 10:50:08 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: for-q-clinton
I think it’s something about the Haitian culture that makes them scammers.

That explains the well-known success and prosperity of their island paradise homeland.

33 posted on 04/04/2012 10:50:47 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: for-q-clinton
Guilty! I think it’s something about the Haitian culture that makes them scammers.

I'd think having scamming skills is the only way you can survive in Haiti. Same with Somalis. Yet leaders of both parties have decided we need to import tens of thousands of them to our shores.

34 posted on 04/04/2012 10:52:23 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: submarinerswife

:)


35 posted on 04/04/2012 10:54:46 AM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Drew68

I read somewhere the 7/11 where the winning ticket was purchased said a man bought it. If he has even driven by her McDonald’s, he will be accused of raiding her hiding place. God help hi of he’s white.


36 posted on 04/04/2012 10:55:03 AM PDT by socal_parrot (I hate to say I told you so, but...)
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To: socal_parrot
I read somewhere the 7/11 where the winning ticket was purchased said a man bought it. If he has even driven by her McDonald’s, he will be accused of raiding her hiding place. God help hi of he’s white.

I was just going to post the same thing! When the real winner finally shows up, this is exactly what she'll do. She might be actually be more clever than we're giving her credit.

37 posted on 04/04/2012 10:59:36 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Drew68

Gee I hope she didn’t stash it in the french fry chopper or the hamburger grinder. Oh, wait McDonalds doesn’t have that stuff, they only use frozen food. She’s not welcome back at McDonalds obviously, so if she doesn’t cash that ticket pretty soon she’s going to have to find another fast food job somewhere. Good luck Scammie Scammington.


38 posted on 04/04/2012 11:03:15 AM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: Drew68

39 posted on 04/04/2012 11:03:30 AM PDT by socal_parrot (I hate to say I told you so, but...)
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To: Drew68

i dunno. from what i read her claim has more merit that that other one. they pooled their money, she bought the tix, and they were all kept in a locked box at the store.if the winning ticket is NOT in the locked box, then it isn’t part of the pool, and the prize is hers.


40 posted on 04/04/2012 11:05:42 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: conservativebabe

When the difference is between 7.5 million and 105 million (pretax), almost nobody is trustworthy.


41 posted on 04/04/2012 11:10:25 AM PDT by Ted Grant
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To: Buckeye McFrog; Drew68
Looks like they are going to have a hard time finding it!
42 posted on 04/04/2012 11:11:41 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (Tagline removed at the request of someone who doesn't "get" Monty Python or Shakespeare.)
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To: Drew68
She hid it where nobody would find it.


43 posted on 04/04/2012 11:14:06 AM PDT by KodakKing (Freedom isn't free. Just ask any soldier. www.anysoldier.com)
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To: Drew68

They’ll never find it .... she hid it under that one patty of real meat they keep in the freezer.


44 posted on 04/04/2012 11:15:16 AM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
Really can’t think of a safer place than a Baltimore McDonalds.

Maybe a Detroit McDonald's. But it's close.

By the way, any chance this is the same McDonald's where the two black girls beat the tranny into a seizure?

45 posted on 04/04/2012 11:21:53 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: socal_parrot

It’s the under the Big W!!!


46 posted on 04/04/2012 11:22:22 AM PDT by muleskinner
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To: muleskinner

Or the Golden Arches.


47 posted on 04/04/2012 11:23:54 AM PDT by socal_parrot (I hate to say I told you so, but...)
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To: socal_parrot

One of my favorite movies!


48 posted on 04/04/2012 11:24:23 AM PDT by Fair Paul
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To: Ted Grant
nobody is trustworthy

"You sez der be a ticket wurf $100 million Obama dollaz?!"

"Ain't nuffin' in dere! Weez looked everywhar!"

49 posted on 04/04/2012 11:24:27 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (Tagline removed at the request of someone who doesn't "get" Monty Python or Shakespeare.)
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To: Drew68

I’m picturing a lottery ticket hidden in the crack between two counters and, if found, will be so smeared with the syrup of sodas and shakes as to be unreadable.


50 posted on 04/04/2012 11:24:36 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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