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Sunday, December 12, 2004

Lottery Windfalls for Criminals

Lotto Austrailian lawmakers recently abandoned an effort to deny a serial rapist the fruits of his winning $17 million lottery ticket.   In Vermont, this kind of travesty couldn't happen, as their restitution statute ensures that lottery winnings go to victims, 13 VSA Sec. 7043(m)(3). [Jack Chin]

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