Iowa Lottery News
Saturday Apr 30 | via Cybercast News Service
A Texas man accused of helping a lottery computer manager in Iowa collect jackpots from rigged lottery games has given up an extradition fight to face charges in Iowa. Assistant Iowa Attorney General Rob Sand says Robert Rhodes, of Sugar Land, Texas, reported to the Polk County jail Thursday to face lottery fraud charges filed last year. Comment?
Thursday Apr 28 | via KSNT-TV Topeka
A Texas man accused of helping a lottery computer manager in Iowa collect jackpots from rigged lottery games gave up a yearlong extradition fight on Thursday and traveled to Iowa to face charges. Robert Clark Rhodes II reported to the Polk County jail in Des Moines Thursday morning to face lottery fraud charges filed against him in March 2015, Assistant Iowa Attorney General Rob Sand said. Comment?
Thursday Apr 28 | via WHO-TV
A Texas man charged in connection with a lottery rigging scheme has turned himself in at the Polk County Jail. Robert Rhodes , 47, was originally charged with two counts of fraud back in March of 2015. Comment?
Thursday Apr 28 | via Lottery Post
A third man charged in a still-unfolding, multi-million dollar lottery rigging scandal investigation surrendered to authorities in Iowa on Thursday, his attorney said. Robert Clark Rhodes II was arrested last spring in his home state of Texas by authorities there, after Iowa prosecutors charged him with two counts of fraud for helping a then-top lottery security official allegedly rig multiple jackpot drawings. Comment?
Apr 7, 2016 | via KLTV Tyler
Tipton turned himself in to face charges that he conspired with his brother, former lottery vendor Eddie Ti... . FILE - In this Sept. Comment?
Apr 8, 2016 | via Engadget
New evidence in an Iowa case shows a former security director at the Multi-State Lottery Association used code to rig draws . If someone made an 80s wish fulfilment movie for hackers, this might just be the plot. Comment?
Apr 8, 2016 | via The Raw Story
The Powerball lottery ticket winner can choose to be paid the full jackpot in annual instalments for 29 years -- or take $930 million as a one-off payment -- before taxes New evidence shows lottery machines were rigged to produce predictable jackpot numbers on specific days of the year netting millions in winnings A lottery security director who was convicted of fixing a $16.5m lottery jackpot also allegedly rigged several other lottery random-number generators to be able to predict the winning numbers, according to Iowa investigators. Comment?
Apr 6, 2016 | via Door Reminder
Tommy Tipton resigned his position as a Texas justice of the peace in November after allegations that he was potentially linked to lottery fixing Here's how brothers rigged lotteries, authorities say Tommy Tipton resigned his position as a Texas justice of the peace in November after allegations that he was potentially linked to lottery fixing Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://dmreg.co/1MS2kES Investigators released new evidence that they say shows how a former lottery security official was able to rig drawings across five states, using a random number generator to help produce the winning tickets. Comment?
Apr 7, 2016 | via Daily Mail
Revealed: How two brothers allegedly pulled off elaborate 'Hollywood thriller-style' lottery scam across multiple states in an attempt to steal more than $19 million Authorities said he conspired with his older brother, Eddie Tipton, 53, who was convicted last year of fixing a $16.5 million Hot Lotto jackpot New details have come to light of a lottery scam described as one of the 'most elaborate' police have ever seen. A former Texas justice of the peace was arrested Wednesday after police uncovered a conspiracy whereby six lottery jackpots in five states were rigged in an attempt to steal more than $19 million. Comment?
Apr 6, 2016 | via CBS Local
New digital evidence reveals how a lottery insider manipulated drawings to enrich himself and his associates, Iowa investigators said Wednesday as they charged his brother with securing jackpots in Oklahoma and Colorado worth $1.2 million cash. Tommy Tipton, a former justice of the peace and reserve police officer in Texas, turned himself in Wednesday to face a charge of ongoing criminal conduct. Comment?
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