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Sat May 6, 2017, 05:57 AM

Lottery Officials Knew Game Was Vulnerable To Fraud, Investigation Finds

Lottery officials knew in January of 2015 that there was a way for retailers to illegally access the numbers of the 5 Card Cash game on their computer screens and manipulate ticketsóbut waited 10 months to notify the Department of Consumer Protection that fraud was occurring.

At a legislative hearing Tuesday morning Connecticut Lottery Corp.'s chairman and acting president, Frank Farricker, acknowledged that "lottery officials put revenues over security issues" concerning the game, a mistake that cost the state at least $1.5 million.

Read the rest at: http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-lottery-hearing-20170502-story.html

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