“With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at an estimated $540 million, wanna-be winners should be warned that with all that money they could end up bankrupt, or even worse, murdered for their new found fortune, as RadarOnline.com has discovered.
“In 1996, Jeffrey Dampier and his wife won $20 million in the Illinois lottery, and they used the money to buy his extended family houses and he founded a gourmet popcorn company in Tampa Florida. Dampier employed members of his family in the thriving business. In 2005, Dampier went to visit his sister-in-law, Victoria Jackson and her boyfriend, Nathaniel Jackson (not related) who claimed they had car problems. But, the sister-in-law and boyfriend pulled out a gun and kidnapped Dampier and then killed him. They were both convicted of murder and are now serving life sentences in prison. Click to continue.