FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
FLORIDA LOTTERY TERMINATES RETAILER
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery's Division of Security has terminated a Florida Lottery retailer found to be engaging in unlawful ticket sales in violation of their Florida Lottery retailer contract.
Panhandle Package, located at 5865 US-231, in Campbellton, FL, was terminated after a full investigation was completed by the Lottery's Division of Security.
The Florida Lottery's Division of Security works to identify and take action against criminal behavior, and will not tolerate fraudulent activity by retailers or players. The Lottery is taking aggressive steps to fully investigate all aspects of this incident. If you notice any suspicious activity involving a Lottery retailer or your Lottery purchase, contact the Lottery's Division of Security immediately at (850) 487-7730. The earlier you report suspicious activity the easier it is to investigate.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $32 billion to education and sending more than 775,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $56.3 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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