Officials say Grand Prairie store clerk cashed customer’s lottery ticket

October 22, 2009 | In The News, Randy Howry

By Avi Selk, The Dallas Morning News

Willis Willis may have had the winning lottery ticket, but it was the convenience store clerk who had his number.

As authorities tell it, years of playing the Texas lottery finally paid off for the Grand Prairie man in May when he walked into the Lucky Food Store with a million-dollar ticket.

But in a double twist of tortured fortune, an opportunistic clerk may have cheated him out of his ticket and his treasure. (more…)

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