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Global Times – Metro Beijing - - TWO CENTS -

“Of­fi­cer, I work the lottery sta­tion. A man came to collect his win­nings with a large num­ber of lottery tick­ets, and I sus­pect he stole them.”

So said the owner of a lottery sta­tion in Chaoyang dis­trict over the phone on May 7. A man sur­named Wang stole about 20,000 yuan ($3,133) worth of lottery tick­ets on the night of May 5. For fear that he would be iden­ti­fied, two days later, he went to a lottery sta­tion far away from the one he stole from to collect his win­nings. How­ever, the two lottery sta­tion own­ers are in the same WeChat group where a post was made warn­ing other sta­tion own­ers of the in­ci­dent. Wang ad­mit­ted that he stole the lottery tick­ets and has been ar­rested. Fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion is un­der­way. (Source: Bei­jing Youth Daily)

Il­lus­tra­tions: Xia Qing/GT

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