A woman who hid a N1.5 billion lottery win from her husband and divorced him after that has gotten an unfavourable court ruling
Her husband, fortunately, found out from a misdirected letter and sued her for it
The judge awarded him all the money and said the woman had acted fraudulently and maliciously
A woman in the US had to give up her N1.5 billion lottery prize to her former husband after she hid the money from him during their divorce.
The woman, Denise Rossi, won the jackpot 11 days before she filed for divorce from Thomas Rossi, her husband of 25 years.
Woman divorces husband after winning lottery
Court asks the woman to give everything to her husband.
Court rules in favour of the husband
She did not tell him or the court about her winnings and hoped to keep them for herself.
However, her plan backfired when a letter from a company that paid lottery winners was mistakenly sent to Thomas’s apartment two years after their separation.
Thomas was stunned to learn that his ex-wife had won N1.5 billion in the California State Lottery and received N25 million yearly.
He sued her for violating the state’s asset disclosure laws and acting fraudulently and maliciously.
A Los Angeles family court judge agreed with Thomas and awarded him all of Denise’s lottery money.
The judge said Denise could have kept half of the money if she had been honest initially, but she lost her right to it by concealing it…...CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>