McDonald's employees sue co-worker, alleging lottery fraud
Legal panel weighs in on the case
- Duration 5:18
- Date Oct 9, 2012
Legal panel weighs in on the case
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-- -- -- second session on the docket today a possible lottery whodunit.
Remember this story from last spring and then last fall.
A McDonald's worker in Baltimore.
Getting her fifteen minutes of fame after she a -- claimed that she held the winning Mega Millions ticket for a cool 100 million dollars.
But later she -- -- She couldn't find it.
After the co workers at McDonald's that they all went in on a pool and they were entitled to a true.
Well now the co workers are coming forward and saying.
She had it all along -- the real winners came forward and cash -- -- and we never heard from wrote in Orlando Wilson again.
-- the co workers -- -- -- Wilson was the real winner.
All the time.
And they say she handed over the winning ticket.
And split the -- with them to avoid paying the co workers who would've had a right to part of the winnings on that original ticket got leaked.
Joining me now to discuss the lawsuit -- billboard former -- prosecutor now defense journey and -- Colin who has a Fox News legal analyst.
Can I might -- exploding because Steve martini near times bestselling author wrote me at ten paragraph email we first discussed this case -- -- court.
And it predicted that.
That this could be a possible outcome that maybe she was being so they get a -- being so vague about whether she really had the ticket issue really lost the ticket or -- -- the winner wasn't she the winner.
Because she had a scheme like this in her mind.
John not could it be.
Now it could be she is sold -- -- baloney it's not even funny.
Thankfully these fourteen people all have to -- show the ticket shows the winning ticket they'll be able to piece together when she bought it and hide the truth come out.
We only need 51%.
-- fifth I want percent for these fourteen workers to prevail and -- civil action and today get to split the pot -- they can still find the pot but that Mercedes -- the three of people who cash the ticket it was two teachers I think at a school administrator.
They are three public school workers where they would just come forward and they will likely testify.
-- -- who think that label and pretty evident lots and is the co workers at McDonald's lawsuit.
-- where the houses cars all the money and there's nothing big and -- the -- officials said.
It was a quick pick ticket remember her story was that she bought it from some guy.
And -- at Baltimore store and the store the ticket Harrison know what I don't think it was a it was a woman it wasn't about it was -- -- about.
All this confusion that she bought the ticket.
-- -- Lot of officials said it was a quick pick ticket.
That's -- -- -- there's no fraud -- so this whole issue about her boy for ex boyfriend coming forward and say oh no she showed me a picture of that when he ticketed it was army.
He well that ex boyfriend who by the way is one of the -- Says.
She confessed the entire scheme to him.
Now does not mean I don't know I'm am assuming -- two teachers in the school administrator who actually -- are gonna come forward and say we never heard of her.
Didn't have edited to do with her -- didn't give us this ticket we -- ourselves but if they don't.
And if the -- -- friend here can substantiate this claim that she confessed Sistine.
They -- something.
It might this is going to be a credibility contest and let's start from the beginning you guys.
You may have played to -- you may miss plays animal but you don't miss played the chance -- we think I don't million dollars.
-- did not happen ever.
And let's not forget you think the opponent that I don't I want why would anybody do that in an excited declaration if they didn't actually have a she wanted to -- -- the thing Amazon did fifteen.
Ours is a lot of fun to -- and what other thing is that she came forward she said she won.
And then the next thing we heard was she lost the ticket -- and then -- lawyer came not America lives and said that's.
So does she have the winning ticket or doesn't -- Well it's the same answer is true today as it was yesterday.
I don't know.
No I did not -- -- because it was not important to what I have to do is an attorney.
It's her official position.
That she is the winner -- she has the ticket.
That is my understanding.
Of exactly what her official position is is -- official position that -- hit that ticket in the McDonald's.
That and I don't believe it is the case.
It's not theory -- yeah.
McDonald's employees -- -- that all along she had the deal the real winners -- the winners that she's gonna need to cut up this these proceedings.
With that Mercedes does this get.
Does this get to a jury.
And you know amazingly in money if they -- they it's going to be exactly Thompson -- -- credibility -- can't promote candidates met.
Bring it only -- is bringing them back he can't show their receipts that's what's gonna end up happening even bring in the guy that actually sold a thing is that I had spoke to a guy that long -- a lot officials.
Ravens have been a -- it's a quick pick ticket.
Not her my head is about to his book I don't know -- the bank but I love this case -- thank you say Vegas we'll be right back.