The sibling of Iowa Hot Lotto scammer Eddie Tipton has been charged with ongoing criminal conduct, thanks up to a new forensic breakthrough in the case.
Iowa Hot Lotto fraud case: Tommy Tipton, cousin of former lottery security director Eddie Tipton, has become also accused of being part of a network that is criminal claimed at the very least six rigged jackpots in five split states.
Tommy Tipton, 51, a justice that is former of peace and reserve police from Flatonia, Texas, was arrested for their 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 in the draw on December 29, 2010 picked his figures. He also tampered with surveillance digital cameras so their installation of the software could not be detected.
Eddie Tipton was sentenced to ten years in prison last July, and is now waiting for trial on charges linking him to phony jackpots in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Wisconsin.
Documents detailing the complaint that is criminal Tommy Ti […]