Lost your lotto ticket? Shock investigation shows some lotteries will pay out to avoid negative news

This CBS video found that sometimes a lottery pays out in order to keep the image of their organisation favourable. Two undercover California Lottery investigators talk about how a lottery paid out a $1.9 million Powerball jackpot when the ticket wasn't handed in.

Woman has a lucky escape after a miracle $100K lottery gift was offered by fake Wisconsin winner

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