£3.1 Million UK Lottery Winner Buys Son 200 Cigarettes, Gets Sued
A lottery jackpot-winning dad in britain didn’t make his grown son too happy with what he purchased him together with winnings recently
Winning a lottery isn’t always because lucky as it appears according to mounds of empirical evidence and if ever there was evidence that money can take relationships and tear them apart, it’s the story of William Robertson and his lottery jackpot-winning dad, Alex Robertson.
Alex, age 58 and from Scotland, was the lucky champion of a £3.1m ($4.8 million) Euromillions jackpot as an ingredient of a syndicate of 12 bus drivers, who all shared the;38m that is£$59 million) prize. But rather than sharing his fortune that is good with 35-year-od son William, the dad simply purchased him 200 cigarettes with his winnings. Understandably, his son had been a little disgruntled at this action.
As being a outcome, William wound up presumably harassing his daddy through text messages as he obviously wanted more than a few cigarettes. Perhaps a good platinum lighter would have done the trick?
William Robertson ended up being arrested after his daddy reported that the writing messages had become threatening, but walked totally free recently after Alex failed to turn up at court to carry the charges out. Instead, he’s reportedly living it up in the Spanish resort of Benidorm, where he now resides with their partner Morag.
‘The allegation is one of harassment,’ explained William’s protection lawyer Paul Harkins. ‘It takes the proper execution of three text messages that have been delivered on September 25 year that is last.