The Mega Millions winner who lost $83 million to her New York attorney    

  A New York lawyer has been found at legitimate fault for cheating lottery-winning clients out of a huge number of dollars.

  Oneself broadcasted 'Lottery Lawyer Jason Kurland was sentenced keep going month on five counts of wire misrepresentation, genuine administrations wire extortion, and tax evasion.

  Manhattan Attorney Damian Williams, whose office arraigned the case, said Kurland utilized his situation "to direct his clients to put a large number of dollars in organizations that he furtively claimed and took unlawful payoffs in light of his clients' ventures without their insight."

  A moderately aged lady from Carolina, who affirmed under the nom de plume Smith, found that a Mega Millions ticket she had bought the day preceding had handled her a big stake of $1.5 billion.

   It was the biggest single-ticket lotto win in US history and she felt a blend of "wonder, mistrust, delight, nervousness," as per her court declaration.

  She and her significant other were in their late 50s and chosen to stash the ticket away until they knew how to continue. They needed to stay mysterious and acknowledged they required proficient guidance to manage such a colossal measure of cash.

  "We thought about lawyers. We thought about monetary consultants. We thought about bookkeepers. We considered, you know, trading companies; something like that," she said.

  They saw Kurland show up on a morning TV program and, regardless of finding his 'Lottery Lawyer' moniker gimmicky, concluded that he was best positioned to offer

  In the wake of calling him from a burner telephone in December 2018, Kurland assisted the couple with gathering their rewards, sorting out a gathering with the South Carolina Lottery Commission to guarantee the award. They settled on the money bonanza of $878 million preceding expenses, with Kurland netting a sound $200,000 charge for his meeting.

  Investing - The money was deposited into various bank accounts, in Kurland’s name, to provide the anonymity that the couple coveted. After making a series of charitable donations to numerous charities, the winners decided to invest some of the rest, adamant that it should be done in a very conservative way.  

  Smith said: “My husband and I believed this was — this blessing was going to be provided — to my family and generate — and we would have it generationally. So, we didn’t need to take any, any risk in doing that.”

  They agreed to pay Kurland a monthly fee of $50,000 for his services and handed over control of their money to him. He soon began to push investment opportunities, in firms called JBMML and Cheddar Capital, worth tens of millions of dollars.

 The interest from those investments would be deposited into a fund called Cedar Ridge Partnership which was to provide a monthly income of $12,500 apiece for ten close family members. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

  Worrying - However, as time went on suspicions were aroused about the legitimacy of Kurland’s investment proposals. He had pushed them to purchase three thoroughbred race horses for around $1 million. Payments to family members became very irregular, and the amounts received were not as promised. 

Most worryingly of all, they were advised by the FBI that a diamond merchant who had received $12.6 million of their lottery winnings was being investigated.

 Reclaiming -   Once Kurland has arrested the couple’s attempts to untangle the web of investments gathered pace and they discovered that he had been earning a 1% finders fee on many of the deals. 

It transpired that the Lottery Lawyer had been using his clients as a personal piggy bank, allowing him to fund a lavish lifestyle and make good on previous deals he had made in the murky world of organised crime.

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