£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 what he purchased him along with his 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 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 ($59 million) prize. But rather than sharing his good fortune together with his 35-year-od son William, the dad merely purchased him 200 cigarettes along with his winnings. Understandably, his son had been a little disgruntled as of this action.
As a outcome, William wound up presumably harassing his dad through text messages as he obviously wanted over a few cigarettes. Perhaps a nice platinum lighter might have done the trick?
William Robertson was arrested after his father stated that the text messages had become threatening, but walked totally free recently after Alex neglected to turn up at court to hold out the charges. Rather, he could be reportedly living it up within the resort that is spanish of, where he now resides with their partner Morag.
‘The allegation is one of harassment,’ explained William’s protection lawyer Paul Harkins. ‘It takes the shape of three text messages that have been delivered on September 25 last 12 months.