NY Brothers Wait 6 Years to Claim Lottery Prize

Andy and Nayel Ashkar kept quiet about their $5 million win since 2006.
3:00 | 10/18/12

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Imagine. Just it just imagine winning AM five million dollar lottery prize try to wrap your mind around how long would it take you to clients -- six hours. Sixties. Maybe six years -- uses -- -- -- what happened to brother some upstate New York hit it big with a special scratch off ticket back in 2006. And they waited until they had just eleven days left to claim the prize -- Brothers say they were worried that the windfall could have a negative influence on their lives. And they want in the plan properly -- read a little bit about this like. I think one of the guys is engaged in planning a wedding policies wanted to make sure that the money. Allegedly didn't sort of influence everything that was going down but much like we've talked about -- -- -- -- bank and get interest gonna have. Five no way out -- -- the bank don't tell me think here's your gift to you would be up if you claim that's the thing they would they would get publicity. But still I don't -- that they just lost out I would go for about six days when you laid out that's an area I think that's -- think about it for six days and then I'd cash. Yeah I'm not been aware that I don't have that problem unfortunately.

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