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Casa Grande woman who won Arizona lottery charged with fraud, theft

Mar 5, 2022, 8:30 AM

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PHOENIX — A Casa Grande woman has been charged with fraudulent schemes and practices after authorities allege she falsely claimed she was eligible for a nearly $200,000 Arizona Lottery cash prize in order to obtain it.

A Trekell Chevron employee, Barbara White, 50, is accused of stating she wasn’t a “retailer or employee of a retailer” on a statement when she picked up the $191,107 cash prize in June 2020.

The indictment claims White wasn’t eligible to receive prizes from the Arizona Lottery because she’d been an employee of a lottery retailer, Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office said in a press release Friday.

White also faces charges of perjury and for theft.

She’s scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday in downtown Phoenix at the Maricopa County Superior Court.

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Casa Grande woman who won Arizona lottery charged with fraud, theft