Men Glued Winning Numbers on Losing Lottery Ticket

The Mississippi Clarion Ledger says two men were arrested after falsifying a scratch-off ticket.

two mughsots from flowood police department

Flowood Police Department

47-year-old Odis Latham and 48-year-old Russell Sparks of Columbus, Mississippi showed up to the lottery headquarters and tried to turn in a falsified scratch-off ticket.  Officials say it was immediately determined that the ticket was altered with winning numbers glued onto the ticket.

Scratch-off tickets have a barcode that authenticates winning tickets.

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