The scammer claimed to be Wisconsin lottery $768 million winner Manuel Franco (inset), who offered a Portage woman $100,000. Shirley Hall (above) runs an animal rescue in Portage and was in need of funding for her operation. How she narrowly escaped the scam makes an interesting tale. VIDEO: News 3 Now
This 1994 early tv commercial for the UK National Lottery is still capable of raising a laugh, if only to show the weird method some players use to choose their lottery numbers. Some figures have changed, but the concept is priceless.