East Meadow father and son face charges after alleged lottery scam at Hempstead deli

Investigators say a jackpot lottery winner was told

Investigators say a jackpot lottery winner was told by the deli clerk that he had only won $1,000. (November 23, 2013 5:32 PM)

An East Meadow father and son were arraigned today on grand larceny charges for allegedly trying to scam a lottery winner out of his million-dollar jackpot.

Investigators say a lottery winner who went to cash in at Peninsula Deli and Grocery in Hempstead was told by the clerk, Karim Jaghab, that he had won only $1,000.

The 34-year-old victim, who does not speak English, then became suspicious....

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