SA Convenience Store Clerk Caught Stealing Insane Amount of Lottery Tickets
I wonder how much this actually happens? In a story first reported by KSAT12, a San Antonio woman has been accused of stealing more than $31,000.00 worth of Texas Lottery scratch tickets. The convenience store is located on San Antonio's eastside. at the corner of Loop 410 and highway 87. It's probably a store that I stop at when we go or leave San Antonio.
According to the article, Mayra Alejandra Rios, 37, was escorted to the Bexar County Jail on Wednesday and charged with lottery theft and lottery fraud The store owner learned that he was missing bundles of lottery tickets, which contain about 25-30 tickets each. My guess would be $20 books of tickets.
As the store owner started to review surveillance footage and saw that Rios was activating the missing tickets. She was keeping some tickets for herself and leaving others for sale. Not only did she steal the $31,000.00 in lottery tickets, but she also won $21,000.00 from those tickets. She would cash the winning tickets in stores in Laredo and San Antonio. The total amount of theft is totaling over $52,000.00. Click to read and watch the full story.