Security Chief May Have Rigged Lotteries In Five States [News] Reviewed by Momizat on . By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The former security chief for a national group that operates state lotteries personally bought two pri By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The former security chief for a national group that operates state lotteries personally bought two pri Rating: 0
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Security Chief May Have Rigged Lotteries In Five States [News]

Security Chief May Have Rigged Lotteries In Five States [News]

By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The former security chief for a national group that operates state lotteries personally bought two prize-winning tickets in Kansas worth $44,000, investigators said Monday, bringing to five the number of states where he may have fixed games to enrich himself and associates.

Investigators recently linked the winning 2010 Kansas tickets to Eddie Tipton, former security director of the Multi-State Lottery Association, Iowa assistant attorney general Rob Sand disclosed in court documents. The evidence will show that Tipton associates who claimed the prizes returned half of the money in cash directly to him in early 2011, he wrote.

Tipton allegedly purchased two winning tickets to the “2by2” game at separate locations while traveling through Kansas on business in December 2010, the Kansas Lottery said. Each was worth $22,000, the prize for any player with the day’s winning numbers, and were allegedly passed on from Tipton to individuals from Iowa and Texas who claimed them, the lottery’s statement said.

In his job at the association managing lotteries for 37 states and territories, Tipton managed random number generators that pick winning numbers for some national games such as Hot Lotto and games played in individual lotteries.

Kansas Lottery officials said they were …read more

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