£3.1 Million UK Lottery Winner Buys Son 200 Cigarettes, Gets Sued
A lottery jackpot-winning dad in the UK didn’t make his son that is grown too with exactly what he bought him together with winnings recently
Winning a lottery isn’t always as 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 part of a syndicate of 12 bus drivers, who all shared the;38m that is£$59 million) prize. But rather than sharing his good fortune together with his 35-year-od son William, the dad simply bought him 200 cigarettes with his winnings. Understandably, his son was a little disgruntled at this action.
As being a result, William wound up allegedly harassing his dad through text messages as he clearly wanted more than a cigarettes that are few. Perhaps a good platinum lighter would have done the trick?
William Robertson had been arrested after his dad advertised that the written text messages had become threatening, but walked free recently after Alex did not turn up at court to hold out the charges. Alternatively, he is reportedly residing it up into the Spanish resort of Benidorm, where he now resides with their partner Morag.
‘The allegation is one of harassment,’ explained William’s defense lawyer Paul Harkins. ‘It takes the form of three text messages that have been delivered on September 25 last year.