Attorney says Tipton did not buy Hot Lotto ticket


STEVE: AND, THE SURGERY THAT A
ONE-TIME LAS VEGAS SHOW GIRL
HOPES WILL CHANGE HER LIFE.
THE TRIAL OF THE FORMER
INFORMATION SECURITY HEAD OF THE
MULTI-STATE LOTTERY ASSOCIATION
WAS SUPPOSED TO START THIS
MORNING.
KEVIN: BUT EDDIE TIPTON’S TRIAL
HAS NOW BEEN DELAYED UNTIL JULY
13TH.
PROSECUTORS SAY TIPTON IS THE
MAN SEEN IN THIS SECURITY CAMERA
VIDEO COMING UP BUYING WHAT
WOULD BE A $14 MILLION HOT LOTTO
TICKET BACK IN DECEMBER OF 2010.
AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE
MULTI-STATE LOTTERY ASSOCIATION,
IT’S ILLEGAL FOR HIM TO PLAY THE
LOTTERY.
FROM THE BEGINNING OF THIS
STRANGE SAGA TIPTON HAS DENIED
THAT IS HIM IN THE SURVEILLANCE
VIDEO BUYING THE TICKET.
STEVE: AND TODAY HIS ATTORNEY
SHARED SOME EVIDENCE THAT HE
SAYS WILL SHOW THE JURY THAT IS
NOT HIS CLIENT IN THE VIDEO.
KCCI’S MARK TAUSCHECK LIVE AT
THE NORTH DES MOINES KWIK TRIP
WHERE THIS WHOLE THING STARTED
MORE THAN 4 YEARS AGO.
MARK: WHEN IT DOES START, IT IS
GOING TO BE A VERY INTERESTING
TRIAL.
MIGHT MAKE FOR A GREAT HOLLYWOOD
SCRIPT SOMEDAY, AND TODAY WE GOT
— AND IT ALL STARTED RIGHT HERE
BEHIND ME.
TODAY WE GOT A SMALL PEEK INTO
HOW EDDIE TIPTON’S DEFENSE TEAM
WILL TRY TO PROVE THEIR CLIENT
IS INNOCENT.
IT WAS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE
MULTI-STATE LOTTERY ASSOCIATION
WHO FIRST NOTICED THE
MANNERISMS
AND VOICE IS EDDIE TIPTON OF
NORWALK.
HIS ALLEGEDLY.
IN THE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO IS THE
MAIN EVIDENCE —
HIS ALLEGEDLY.
IT’S IN THE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO
IS THE MAIN EVIDENCE FOR
PROSECUTORS.
HIS ATTORNEY
SAYS THAT TEACHERS
FROM HIS WORK PHONE THAT IS THE
POSSESSION OF HIS WORK SHOW A
DIFFERENT PICTURE.
DURING THAT TIME.
, MR. TIPTON WAS CLEAN-SHAVEN
AND DID NOT HAVE A BEARD OR
GOATEE.
THE DCI INTERVIEWED HIS FORMER
GIRLFRIEND IN JANUARY
BEFORE MR.
TIPTON WAS EVEN CHARGED, AND
THEY WERE TOLD BY HER THAT WAS
NOT HUMAN THE VIDEO WILL STOP —
THAT WAS NOT HIM IN THE VIDEO.
MARK: SINCE
HIS ARREST,
PROSECUTORS ARE ALSO TRYING TO
PROVE THAT HE USED HIS SECURITY
CLEARANCE TO FIX THE GAME.
SAYING THAT HIS COWORKERS
WERE
SAYING HE WAS OBSESSED WITH A
KIND OF COMPUTER PROGRAM THAT
CAN BE INSTALLED QUICKLY AND
SELF-DESTRUCTS.
QUICK —
MR. TIPTON WAS NOT
AROUND AT THE TIME OF THESE
NUMBERS WERE GENERATED.
MARK: I ASKED
TIPTON’S ATTORNEY,
WHAT IF THE PROSECUTORS SAY HE
WAS WEARING A FAKE BEARD AS A
DISGUISE.
HE SAID THAT MAYBE THE TICKET

1 thought on “Attorney says Tipton did not buy Hot Lotto ticket

  1. So now that a plea deal was reached — almost everything Tiptons lawyer is saying turns out to be lies?

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