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Old 01-06-2010, 04:15 AM   #1
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By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press Writer Tamara Lush, Associated Press Writer 17 mins ago
LAKELAND, Fla. In 2006, Abraham Shakespeare a truck driver's assistant who lived with his mother won $30 million in the Florida lottery. His good fortune may have cost him his life.

Shakespeare vanished months ago. His mother hopes he is somewhere in the Caribbean, lying on a beach and enjoying the good life away from all the hangers-on who were constantly hitting him up for money.

The sheriff has a more ominous theory: Shakespeare was killed.

"There are a lot of odd and bizarre circumstances in this case," Sheriff Grady Judd said. "We fear and are preparing for the worst. We're working this case as if it were a homicide."

Shakespeare, 43, won the big jackpot after buying a lottery ticket at a convenience store in a town called Frostproof, claiming later that he gave the last $3 in his pocket to a homeless man just before the winning numbers were announced.

Shakespeare who had a criminal record that included arrests and prison time for burglary, battery and not paying child support took a lump-sum payment of $16.9 million instead of annual installments.

He bought a Nissan Altima, a Rolex from a pawn shop, a $1 million home in a gated community. He talked about starting a foundation for the poor and insisted the money wouldn't change him.

"I'm not a material person," he said in 2007. "I don't let material things run me. I'm on a tight budget."

The money quickly caused him problems.

A former co-worker sued him in 2007, accusing Shakespeare of stealing the winning ticket from him. Six months later, a jury ruled the ticket was Shakespeare's.

Then there were the people constantly asking him for a piece of his fortune.

"They didn't wait. They just came right after they found out he won this money," his mother, Elizabeth Walker, said recently.

She said her son was generous, paying for funerals, lending money to friends starting businesses and even giving a million dollars to a guy known only as "Big Man."

Not long after he bought the million-dollar home in early 2007, he was approached by a woman named Dee Dee Moore, said family and officials.

Moore who could not be reached by The Associated Press said she was interested in writing a book about Shakespeare's life. She became something of a financial adviser to Shakespeare, who never graduated high school.

Property records show that Moore's company, American Medical Professionals, bought Shakespeare's home for $655,000 last January. His mother said the last time she saw him was shortly afterward, around her birthday in February.

The sheriff said the last time anyone saw Shakespeare was in April but it wasn't until Nov. 9 that he was reported missing, by a police informant.

And the story gets more bizarre.

According to The Ledger of Lakeland, the 37-year-old Moore contacted reporters at the newspaper in April, saying Shakespeare was "laying low" because people tried to suck money out of him.

That made sense to Shakespeare's mother sort of. "I remember once, talking with me over the phone, he said he might go to Jamaica," she said.

On Dec. 5, a sobbing Moore told The Ledger that she helped Shakespeare disappear, but now wants him to return because detectives were searching her home and car and looking for blood on her belongings.

One reason he wanted to leave, she said, was a child support case for a child he allegedly fathered after winning the lottery. "Abraham sold me his mess to get a better life," she told the paper.

She even gave the paper a video that she said she took of Abraham. In the video, he says he is tired of people asking him for money. "They don't take no for an answer," he says.

"So where you wanna go to?" Moore asks in the video.

"It don't matter to me. I'm not a picky person," Shakespeare replies.

Moore told the paper that she took the video to "protect herself."

Moore said she filed paperwork to take over five mortgages totaling about $370,000 that had been owed to Shakespeare. She said she sold the loans at a loss to another person. She added that many of the people who borrowed from Shakespeare have refused to pay, and she feels threatened by some of them.

Moore's past includes a year of probation after she was charged with falsely reporting that she was carjacked and raped in 2001. Officials said she concocted the scheme so her insurance company would reimburse her for the SUV, which she claimed had been stolen.

The woman did not answer several calls placed to a number listed for her in public records. During a recent visit to the home she bought from Shakespeare, a security box rang to a phone number that had been disconnected.

Sheriff's officials won't comment on Moore's involvement in Shakespeare's life.

The sheriff said that Shakespeare spent the bulk of his lottery winnings. The fact that he didn't call his mother on Christmas reinforces the theory that Shakespeare is not just hiding, Judd said.

"I hope so much that he is alive somewhere," said his mother. "And I want people to know, if they ever win the lottery, I hope they know how to handle the people that come after them. They can be dangerous."
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oh and chances are his ass is prob already buried 6 feet deep so


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Why say those three letters for people you don't know and couldn't give a rat's ass about? I never do. None of us have ever met this guy, care about him or heck, I bet most of us haven't heard of him til we read this on REVscene.

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I give a fuck, cuz he's got a lotta money, I could be one of those people that can't take no for an answer, where does he live? he sounds like a pushover. HAHA!!!
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Greebo i t-boned some guy and killed their baby, it was funny
silvia i have a couple asian guy friends that do very well with the ladies. but guess what, they go to the gym, they dont have long hair, they dont wear orange pants, and they dont play counterstrike. its not the ethnicity that the girls dont like, its the style and personality.
450HP Supra I am about to use your eye sockets as a shoe rack for my nuts. ...something about chinks, j-bodys, I can't quite remember as I was drunk and looking for a girl to punch in the clit. Think of it as a digital urinal, and you are the mint, except, instead of actually smelling mint, you smell like mothballs, rotten kimchee and virginity. I'm about to start drinking heavily now and you better be gone before I get back or I swear to god I will break the internet over my knee and use the pieces to beat you in the deformed skull with, cock muffler.
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I was thinking. If i ever win a lottery ticket, would it be wise to fly to another province, say, PEI cuz no 1 gives a shit about that island anyways and claim the ticket there. Open an account there and slowly channel the money back to BC. That way no 1 in BC or Western Canada (apart from the government of course) will know u won the lottery and u'll be safe from all those gold diggers and gold digging "charities"
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Abraham Shakespeare i feel bad for the guy but serves his dumbass right for being fucken retarded with his money LIKE having a kid and dealing with child support AFTER he won the money + serves the dumbass right for people always asking him for money

+ also serves his dumbass mom since she tried to fake that she was getting carjacked + got raped


i have no sympathy for these 2 dumb fucks and i hope they both get fucked up the ass


oh and chances are his ass is prob already buried 6 feet deep so


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I was thinking. If i ever win a lottery ticket, would it be wise to fly to another province, say, PEI cuz no 1 gives a shit about that island anyways and claim the ticket there. Open an account there and slowly channel the money back to BC. That way no 1 in BC or Western Canada (apart from the government of course) will know u won the lottery and u'll be safe from all those gold diggers and gold digging "charities"
Except they will report it on the news that you had won if it is any large amount of money, regardless of the fact that you claimed it in PEI.
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Or you do the smart thing like this young dude from Maple Ridge did. Sat on his winning ticket for a year, and then claimed it. Use that time to clear up lose ends, change your number, etc.
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Or you do the smart thing like this young dude from Maple Ridge did. Sat on his winning ticket for a year, and then claimed it. Use that time to clear up lose ends, change your number, etc.
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most of the people probabaly got over excited and cash it right away... honestly i dont know if i can even wait 1 month to cash that shit
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now would seem an appropriate time to say that money is the root of all problems.

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if you win the lottery here (bc/canada) can it be claimed anonymously?
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Actually, I think so but then again I am not sure because why would some people want to post their face up at the gas stations and lottery places...
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No. If they could, you would never see any winners announced.
Well, over the years of reading lottery winner articles. Some of them just said a man/woman/couple from (Place) has won the $xx Lottery. Others go into more detail and actually show a person's name and that person tells a little story about how they bought the winning ticket etc. I'm not saying like completely anonymous, but at least not posted all over the place in newspapers and whatnot.
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