The brother of Iowa Hot Lotto scammer Eddie Tipton has been charged with ongoing unlawful conduct, thanks up to a new forensic breakthrough into the instance.
Iowa Hot Lotto fraud situation: Tommy Tipton, cousin of former lottery security director Eddie Tipton, happens to be also accused of being part of a network that is criminal claimed at the least six rigged jackpots in five separate states.
Tommy Tipton, 51, a justice that is former of 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 brother Eddie, the previous manager of data 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’d installed a self-destructing hack program to guarantee the random number generator (RNG) used in the draw on December 29, 2010 picked their figures. He also tampered with surveillance 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 waiting for test on charges linking him to phony jackpots in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Wisconsin.
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