£3.1 Million UK Lottery Winner Buys Son 200 Cigarettes, Gets Sued
A lottery jackpot-winning dad in the UK didn’t make his grown son too happy with just what he bought him along with his winnings recently
Winning a lottery isn’t always since lucky them apart, it is the tale of William Robertson and his lottery jackpot-winning father, Alex Robertson as it appears based on mounds of empirical evidence and if ever there was evidence that money can take relationships and tear.
Alex, age 58 and from Scotland, was the winner that is lucky of £3.1m ($4.8 million) Euromillions jackpot as an ingredient of a syndicate of 12 bus drivers, who all shared the £38m ($59 million) reward. But rather than sharing his fortune that is good with 35-year-od son William, the dad just purchased him 200 cigarettes together with winnings. Understandably, his son had been a little disgruntled as of this action.
As a result, William wound up allegedly harassing his daddy through text messages as he obviously wanted greater than a few cigarettes. Perhaps a nice platinum lighter might have done the trick?
William Robertson ended up being arrested after his daddy stated that the text messages had become threatening, but stepped free recently after Alex neglected to turn up at court to hold the charges out. Rather, he is reportedly residing it up in the resort that is spanish of, where he now resides with his partner Morag.
‘The allegation is one of harassment,’ explained William’s defense lawyer Paul Harkins. ‘It takes the shape of three text messages that have been delivered on September 25 year that is last.