£3.1 Million UK Lottery Winner Buys Son 200 Cigarettes, Gets Sued
A lottery jackpot-winning dad in the UK didn’t make their grown son too happy with just what he purchased him with his winnings recently
Winning a lottery isn’t always as lucky as it appears based on mounds of empirical evidence and if ever there was evidence that money may take relationships and tear them apart, it’s the story of William Robertson and his lottery jackpot-winning dad, Alex Robertson.
Alex, age 58 and from Scotland, was the winner that is lucky of £3.1m ($4.8 million) Euromillions jackpot as an ingredient of a syndicate of 12 coach drivers, who all shared the £38m ($59 million) prize. But rather than sharing his fortune that is good with 35-year-od son William, the dad just bought him 200 cigarettes together with winnings. Understandably, their son had been a little disgruntled at this action.
As a outcome, William wound up allegedly harassing his dad through text messages as he demonstrably wanted more than a cigarettes that are few. Perhaps a platinum that is nice would have done the trick?
William Robertson was arrested after his father claimed that the written text messages had become threatening, but stepped free recently after Alex failed to turn up at court to hold out of the fees. Rather, he’s reportedly residing it up within the resort that is spanish of, where he now resides with his partner Morag.
‘The allegation is one of harassment,’ explained William’s protection attorney Paul Harkins. ‘It takes the form of three text messages which were sent on September 25 year that is last.Read More