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Florida Couple’s Lottery Deception Foiled Facing Serious Charges

Florida Couple Faces Charges for Fake Lottery Deception

Officials Foil Attempt to Pass Off Altered Lottery Ticket as Million-Dollar Winner

According to People, Kira Enders, 36 and Dakota Jones, 32 from Defuniak Springs Florida faced serious charges for attempting to deceive officials with a fake winning lottery ticket. Enders presented a supposed $50 winning scratch-off ticket from the game 500X the Cash to the Florida Lottery office on March 1. However, officials swiftly discovered that the ticket was altered consisting of two tickets crudely taped together. Sheriff Chip Simmons noted that the couple’s attempt to pass off the altered tickets as a million-dollar winner was promptly detected by lottery officials.

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Florida Couple’s Lottery Deception Foiled Facing Serious Charges (PHOTO: CBS NEWS)

Couple Arrested for Lottery Deception Ticket Despite Claims of Innocence

Despite maintaining their innocence after further questioning on March 11, both Enders and Jones were arrested by law enforcement. Jones was apprehended on April 16, followed by Enders on April 18. Released on bail, they are set to appear in court on May 10. However, it remains uncertain if they have legal representation. This incident highlights the severe repercussions of attempting to deceive the lottery and emphasizes the importance of honesty and fairness in all financial transactions, including playing the lottery.

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