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‘My stolen debit card bought £4m lottery ticket and won – I’ve never seen a penny’ | UK | News

‘My stolen debit card bought £4m lottery ticket and won – I’ve never seen a penny’ | UK | News

A man who had his debit card stolen has said he wants the £4million that the thieves won from a scratchcard using his money. Joshua Addyman, 29, had no idea his debit card had been used to purchase the winning scratchcard that thieves Jon-Ross Watson and Mark Goodram used to go on a five-day bender. The pair bought the ticket while on a stealing run in London and were caught after they let slip that they didn’t have bank accounts, leading to Camelot investigating the win. In a bid to cover their mistakes, the career criminals made their claim public, and said a friend who wanted to “remain anonymous” had lent them the debit card. Goodram had 22 convictions and 45 criminal offences, while Watson had 72 convictions for 133 offences. Eventually, the pair pleaded guilty to fraud after police investigated the win, with Josh having “absolutely no idea” his card was used to purchase the winning scratchcard. Now, he thinks he should get some of the winning money. He told The Sun: “If I …