Given the nation’s fiscal state, I guess this was only a matter of time.
Eighty-five Illinois Lottery winners last week probably thought they were lucky — until they tried to cash in their winnings, that is.
Two days after Christmas, Maureen Furio of Lake Zurich bought an instant scratch-off ticket and won $1000. The next day, she got a check from the lottery. “I deposited it the same day and went ahead and paid some extra Christmas bills,” Furio says. “And Jan. 3, it bounced.”
Okay, let’s say this happened in a state where one of the Republican presidential candidates came from. Just what do you think the media would be saying…?