Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: Lottery winners who lost everything

As fortunate as most people feel when they win a big payout in a lottery, the huge cash windfall can often bring ill fortune, including swarms of freeloaders, money-hungry grifters, untimely death and even murder.

Manipulative Killer of Jackpot Winner Sentenced to Life

Last week, two winners split a Powerball jackpot of more than $500 million. And on Monday, the cautionary tale of past lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare played to its conclusion in a Florida courtroom.

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