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US NewsThird man 'claims £4m lottery jackpot' saying 'HIS card was used to buy ticket'

11:45  18 june  2019
11:45  18 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Third man 'claims £4m lottery jackpot' saying 'HIS card was used to buy ticket' © Facebook WARNING COLLECT IMAGE TAKEN FROM FACEBOOK NAME: Jon-Ross Watson (pictured) won £4m on a scratch card with friend Mark Goodram but Camelot are not paying out LINK: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=935180193312508&set=ecnf.100004616074598&type=3&theater copyright unknown

A third man has reportedly stepped forward to claim a £4million lottery prize, arguing that he deserves the money because his card was used to buy the winning ticket.

Camelot, which runs the National Lottery, has refused to give Mark Goodram and Jon-Ross Watson the jackpot, over fears that they used "funds obtained without the owner's consent" to buy the lucky scratchcard.

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Now a man claiming to own the card that paid for the ticket is reportedly calling on Camelot to give him the millions, which he says are rightfully his.

Meanwhile, Goodram and Watson are planning to sue the company for breach of contract, with the pair's lawyer saying his clients are entitled to the winnings.

Third man 'claims £4m lottery jackpot' saying 'HIS card was used to buy ticket' © Facebook Watson was jailed for 16 weeks for bank card fraud

However, Watson said he was open to doing a deal with the cardholder, according to The Sun .

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Neither of the pair is believed to have a bank account - making it impossible for them to own a debit card.

Goodram has 22 convictions and was jailed for eight months last year for stealing from a garage. When arrested he had someone else’s bank card.

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While it may be tempting, buying a lottery ticket is almost certainly not worth it. A former girlfriend successfully sued him for a third of his winnings, and his brother was arrested for Shortly before his death, he told a financial adviser that "winning the lottery is the worst thing that ever happened to me."

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Meanwhile Watson was once jailed for 16 weeks for bank card fraud in Darwen, Lancs.

The winning scratchcard was bought in Waitrose in Clapham, south London.

Watson and Goodram deny any wrongdoing and insist their win is legitimate.

The say that they had permission to use the card something the man denies.

The duo have now hired barrister Henry Hedron to fight for their money.

Third man 'claims £4m lottery jackpot' saying 'HIS card was used to buy ticket' © Facebook Goodram was sent down for eight months for theft

He gave Camelot until Tuesday to pay up - but the money never arrived.

The lawyer previously told The Sun : "My clients have been very open and upfront about their upbringing in care homes and hard struggles in life, including previous substance misuse problems, which both have tried really hard to overcome.

“Camelot is in effect holding my clients ransom to their past.

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When asked whose card it was they’d used to buy the £ 10 Lottery ticket with, they both named a With both of the men having previous convictions of their own, the company put two and two together and decided to look into the matter. Mark –who has 22 convictions for 45 criminal offences – said

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“My clients consider Camelot are behaving in a culturally racist way by subjecting them to a level of scrutiny, checking and vetting, they would not otherwise do if the person who claimed the prize spoke in a posh accent."

Third man 'claims £4m lottery jackpot' saying 'HIS card was used to buy ticket' © Facebook Goodram and his pal went on a spending spree after winning the lottery

Camelot said at the time: "Security procedures form a key part of the process of validating a winning ticket to ensure we maintain the integrity of The National Lottery.

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"Should there be any doubt surrounding the validity of a claim, we would undertake a thorough investigation to ensure we pay out the rightful ticketholder."

The company added that it does not comment on individual prize claims.

The Mirror previously revealed that Goodram was allegedly made homeless earlier this month, just a week after going on a celebration spending spree.

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