The sibling of Iowa Hot Lotto scammer Eddie Tipton has been charged with ongoing unlawful conduct, thanks up to a new forensic breakthrough within the situation.
Iowa Hot Lotto fraud situation: Tommy Tipton, brother of previous lottery security director Eddie Tipton, happens to be also accused of being part of a criminal network that claimed at the very least six rigged jackpots in five split states.
Tommy Tipton, 51, a former justice of the peace and reserve police officer from Flatonia, Texas, was arrested for his role in claiming fixed jackpots in Colorado and Oklahoma that allegedly netted him $1.2 million. He reportedly handed himself in to police and has since been released on bail.
His bro Eddie, the director that is former of security at the Multi-State Lottery Corporation, was convicted this past year of rigging the $16.5 million Iowa Hot Lotto draw in 2010.
At his trial, prosecutors argued that he’d set up a hack that is self-destructing to guarantee the random number generator (RNG) used into the draw on December 29, 2010 picked his figures. He also tampered with surveillance cameras so his installation of the application could not be detected.
Eddie Tipton ended up being sentenced to ten years in prison last July, and is now waiting for test on charges linking him to phony jackpots in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Wisconsin.
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