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Former Lottery Security Official Remmele Mazyck Pleads Guilty to Theft

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by Gwen Moritz on Friday, Jul. 12, 2013 2:50 pm

A former security official for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery pleaded guilty in federal court Friday afternoon to wire fraud and money laundering for stealing and cashing lottery tickets worth close to half a million dollars.

Remmele Mazyck, 34, represented by Little Rock defense attorney John Wesley Hall, admitted that he stole and cashed tickets in a scheme that began shortly after he was hired in 2009 and escalated until he was caught and fired in late 2012.

According to the information presented in court, Mazyck's fraudulent winnings were $546 in December 2009; $24,862 in 2010; $189,135 in 2011; and $263,350 in 2012.

Prosecutors, therefore, calculated the size of the crime at $477,893. Mazyck agreed to pay restitution of $482,672,


Added: Jul-13-2013 Occurred On: Jul-13-2013
By: Detroit Iron
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Tags: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States (load item map)
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