The bro of Iowa Hot Lotto scammer Eddie Tipton has been charged with ongoing conduct that is criminal thanks up to a new forensic breakthrough into the situation.
Iowa Hot Lotto fraud situation: Tommy Tipton, cousin of former lottery security director Eddie Tipton, has become also accused of being part of a criminal network that claimed at the least six rigged jackpots in five separate states.
Tommy Tipton, 51, a previous justice of the peace and reserve police officer 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 last year of rigging the $16.5 million Iowa Hot Lotto draw in 2010.
At his test, prosecutors argued that he had installed a hack that is self-destructing to guarantee the random number generator (RNG) used within the draw on December 29, 2010 picked his numbers. He also tampered with surveillance digital cameras so their installation of the program could not be detected.
Eddie Tipton was sentenced to ten years in prison last July, and is now awaiting test on charges linking him to phony jackpots in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Wisconsin.
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