Georgia man claims $750k lottery prize was stolen from him

ATLANTA, GA – Police have arrested a man who claims that he was robbed of a lottery prize worth $750,000. The man who claimed the Georgia lottery prize said that he purchased it with a friend, with whom he plans on sharing the prize money.

Jose Antonio Cua-Toc is currently in Houston County Jail . Local police say that he accuses Erick Cervantes, the man who picked up the prize last week, of taking the winning ticket from him.

Warner Robins police spokeswoman Tabitha Pugh says Cervantes claimed Cua-Toc called him 15 times asking for some of his lottery winnings and threated to kill Cervantes, his wife and their children.



Published: December 1, 2010

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