£3.1 Million UK Lottery Winner Buys Son 200 Cigarettes, Gets Sued

£3.1 Million UK Lottery Winner Buys Son 200 Cigarettes, Gets Sued

A lottery jackpot-winning dad in britain didn’t make their son that is grown too with just what he purchased him with his winnings recently

Winning a lottery isn’t always because lucky as it appears predicated on mounds of empirical evidence and if ever there was evidence that money can take relationships and tear them apart, it’s the tale of William Robertson and his lottery jackpot-winning daddy, Alex Robertson.

Alex, age 58 and from Scotland, was the winner that is lucky of £3.1m ($4.8 million) Euromillions jackpot as an ingredient of a syndicate of 12 coach drivers, who all shared the £38m ($59 million) prize. But rather than sharing his fortune that is good with 35-year-od son William, the dad merely purchased him 200 cigarettes along with his winnings. Understandably, his son was a little disgruntled only at that action.

As a result, William wound up presumably harassing his daddy through text messages as he demonstrably wanted over a cigarettes that are few. Perhaps a nice platinum lighter could have done the trick?

Arrested Development

William Robertson ended up being arrested after his father claimed that the text messages had become threatening, but moved totally free recently after Alex neglected to turn up at court to carry the charges out. Instead, he is reportedly residing it in the resort that is spanish of, where he now resides with his partner Morag.

‘The allegation is one of harassment,’ explained William’s defense lawyer Paul Harkins. ‘It takes the shape of three text messages which were delivered on September 25 last 12 months.