Mirlande Wilson, the Maryland woman who at first claimed she’d hidden her winning Mega Millions lottery ticket at the McDonald’s where she works, now says she’s misplaced the ticket entirely.
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In an interview, Wilson says she’ll claim her share of the money, If I find it (the ticket).”
“I did not make up no story to get no attention,” she tells NBC News.
Wilson first said she bought the ticket at a 7-Eleven for herself, then changed her story, claiming someone bought it for her along with a group of tickets being bought by her McDonald’s co-workers. She then told reporters she’d hidden the ticket somewhere in the McDonald’s — a claim other employees dispute, saying she didn’t have a place or the opportunity to hide a ticket in the fast food outlet.
A lawyer for Wilson says, “[I] cannot say with any certainty this ticket exists.”