Lottery winner covers face with mask while collecting money to hide from relatives

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Lottery winner covers face with mask while collecting money to hide from relatives

Embarking on a surreal journey into the world of unexpected lottery triumphs, one winner recently made headlines for a rather unconventional choice. Clad in a notorious Scream mask, the lucky individual strategically shielded their identity, aiming to preserve the sanctity of newfound fortune and perhaps avoid the inevitable flood of monetary pleas from eager family members. This captivating tale unfolds a unique chapter in the annals of lottery victories, sparking curiosity about the lengths some winners go to safeguard their newfound wealth.

Lottery winner ‘shows up in Scream mask so family won’t beg him for money’

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While winning the lottery might appear as a dream fulfilled, the apprehension of potential robbery dampens the excitement. Consequently, a Jamaican lottery winner, known only as A Campbell, opted to conceal his identity by donning a Ghost face mask from the Scream movie series when collecting his prize. This unique choice provided social media with amusing pictures in the process. A Campbell secured a winning of 158 million Jamaican dollars, equivalent to approximately 1.1 million USD, as part of Supreme Venture’s Super Lotto.

Masked in Mystery

According to The Jamaica Star, an earlier lottery winner this year appeared wearing an emoji mask. Supreme Ventures, the company responsible for the lottery, states that it assists winners in concealing their identity if requested. Jamaican security expert Robert Finzi-Smith conveyed to The Jamaica Star, ‘It’s only appropriate, if permitted, to hide your identity. While it may not provide complete protection, it significantly alleviates the associated stress.’

‘Once someone learns about your newfound wealth, more significant than usual, you suddenly discover long-lost relatives. Jamaicans tend to believe that if you don’t extend generosity to everyone near and far, you are perceived as ‘mean’ and not worthy.’ He collected his cheque on Tuesday morning, as reported by St Lucia News.

I Love Money..

Mr. Campbell said, “I want to get a nice house. I haven’t found it yet, but I’ll be looking for one soon and like to handle money. I don’t beg, I don’t borrow. So I’m looking at things that can turn over the money. I have a little business, so I plan to make it bigger, buy an apartment. I love to have money.

His pictures, showcasing his unique choice of costume, have gone viral on social media, with many complimenting it. This isn’t the first instance of a lottery winner appearing in a humorous mask to keep their identity concealed. Last year, another winner from Supreme Venture’s lottery arrived wearing a wink-face emoji mask for the same purpose.

As the tale of lottery winners and their quirky disguises continues, it leaves us all smiling at the lengths some go to protect their windfall. From emoji masks to iconic Scream disguises, each winner adds a touch of humor to their newfound fortune. Whether it’s the pursuit of a dream house or expanding a small business, these stories remind us that lottery wins are not just about luck but also about navigating newfound wealth with style and a sense of fun. Cheers to the winners and their unique journeys!

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