TWO OKALOOSA COUNTY LOTTERY RETAIL CLERKS ARRESTED
TALLAHASSEE – Last week, agents with the Florida Lottery’s Division of Security concluded an investigation that led to the arrest of two Florida Lottery retail clerks in Mary Esther.
Mohammed Afshehri and Fahad Sikder were arrested and charged with Grand Theft (violation of section 812.014(2)(c)(1), Florida Statutes).
The Florida Lottery strives to protect the integrity of our games so players and retailers alike can be confident in the games we provide to benefit Florida’s students and schools. Our Division of Security is essential to ensuring the fairness of these games and works to identify, and take action against, any fraudulent activity involving our games. If you notice any suspicious activity involving Lottery games, please immediately contact the Lottery’s Division of Security at (850) 487-7730. The earlier you report suspicious activity the easier it is to investigate.