The woman claiming to be the owner of a winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Maryland last week now says she has misplaced the ticket.
Mirlande Wilson, 37, who previously said she was hiding the lucky ticket in a Baltimore area McDonald’s where she works, told NBC 4 that she can’t find it.
The revelation came hours after Wilson held a news conference with her attorney to ask the media, eager to interview an apparent winner in the record-breaking $656 million Mega Millions jackpot, to leave her alone.
According to a Maryland State Lottery Agency spokesman, a legitimate winning ticket holder has not yet come forward in the state.
Last week’s lottery drawing resulted in a total of three winning tickets, including one sold at a 7-Eleven in Baltimore County. The winner has until Sept. 28 to claim the prize.
See the interview with Mirlande Wilson on NBC 4.
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