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In 1988 William "Bud" Post won $16.2 million in the Pennsylvania lottery. When he was interviewed recently he said, "I wish it never happened. It was totally a nightmare,"

Obtained at "Stories of Lotto winners gone broke"

A former girlfriend successfully sued him for a share of his winnings, but that was not the only lawsuit. One of his brothers was arrested for hiring a hit man to kill him in hopes of inheriting his fortune.

Other siblings pestered him until he agreed to invest in a car business and a restaurant in Sarasota, Fla., -- both of these business ventures brought no return for his money back and to make matters worse it further strained his relationship with his brothers and sisters.

Within a year of winning the lotto, Post was $1 million in debt and miserable. He even spent time in jail for firing a gun over the head of a bill collector.

Post admitted...

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