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Scammer at my Local Co-Op Store

killerbee Avatar
6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
Earlier today i went into my local Co-Op shop to buy a lottery ticket.
I handed the ticket over with my selected numbers and handed over my £2.00 as i selected both sat and wed draws.
On my way out i glanced the ticket and noticed that it only said for one wed draw which i found odd as i clearly marked both draws , so i returned to the cashier and got my remaining pound back.
Later on i checked the ticket and to my horror found that the date said it was for the 2nd june draw which was over 2 weeks ago and the numbers were different.
So it seems that the cashier had taken my money and pocketed it themselves and given me one of their own losing tickets.
I am going to see the manager first thing tommorow to report this fraud.

as tis ever happened to anyone else ?
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6y, 5m agoPosted 6 years, 5 months ago
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banned#1
thats weird... what did the cashier look like ?
#2
What a pointless scam. Hardly gonna make him much money.
banned#3
#4
Well the first mistake maybe because you didn't mark the box for both days properly or the machine didn't pick it up and most people buying on a wed just want that day and he/she was on auto pilot. As for the second maybe they accidentally gave you a ticket they had just checked for someone.

Or indeed they could have just been trying to rip you off.
banned#5
maybe its a winning ticket that the cashier hasnt taken to collect his big prize yet !
#6
ALWAYS check your ticket before you leave, you have 2 hours to cancel a ticket or else you have to keep it.

If he is a scammer then take it to the manager.

Did you hear a whir when the ticket was being printed? Did you see where he got the ticket from?
#7
Quick Update Guys!
Well i went into the store first thing this morning had a word with the manager and after checking the terminal code on the ticket was found out to be not even from the same store.
Anyways she give me a free ticket for sat and wed draws next week and promised to have a word.
suppose thats all i could ask for really.
#8
btw the scammer in question wasnt a boy
#9
Result!

It shouldn't be a lottery just buying a correct ticket :)

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