Gas station clerk charged with altering lottery ticket - WSMV Channel 4

Gas station clerk charged with altering lottery ticket

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A gas station clerk has been charged with trying to cheat to hit it big in the lottery.

According to an affidavit, Eric Pitt scratched off the validation code on a ticket for sale at the Delta Express on Old Hickory Boulevard where he worked.

When Pitt discovered it was not a winning ticket, investigators said he put it back with the others up for sale.

Pitt sold it and the customer called police.

Pitt was charged with altering a lottery ticket, which is a felony.

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