Lottery winner Edward Putman denies faking ticket bought in Worcestershire

Edward Putman

Edward Putman, of Kings Langley, apparently fraudulently claimed the exceptional reward nearly ten years back.

The 53-year-old made an appearance at St Albans Crown Court yesterday, Feb 7, where he refused one count number of a scam by fake representation upon Aug twenty-eight, 2009.

The charge pertains to an unclaimed National Lotto jackpot going out with back to March that yr, with the solution bought in Malvern or perhaps Worcester.

National Lottery owner Camelot paid out away the £2,525,485 earning a prize.

Hertfordshire Constabulary previously stated their severe scams and the cyber device started looking into in 2015 after proof came to light that the state was not authentic.

Putman, of Station Road, Kings Langley, covered his encounter while he joined courtroom and filmed users of the press on his telephone.

In court, he speech just to plead not really accountable and confirm his address.

Judge Nigel Lithman QC awarded him wholehearted bail in front of his trial on Apr 23 this year.