Woman who claimed she won $20,000 from scratch ticket could now face charges
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A woman claimed she won $20,000 in the lottery but was denied her prize. However, the Virginia Lottery now says she may face charges. On Aug. 22, Ardella Newman claimed she purchased a $2 scratch-off ticket that matched the number 16, making it worth $20,000. “When I saw that $20,000, you don’t know how excited I was,” she told WJLA.