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The woman who claims she put the winning £33million lottery jackpot ticket through the wash has already received letters from strangers asking for money - despite the fact she has yet to receive a penny.
Susanne Hinte, 48, (pictured) from Worcester, claims she accidentally washed the winning ticket in a pair of jeans and is waiting to hear from Camelot to see if she is still eligible for the mega payout On Friday, when Camelot launched a huge hunt for the unclaimed ticket worth £33,035,323, Ms Hinte is thought to have run into the shop with the damp ticket, which she said had accidentally been put through the washing machine.
Speaking outside Ms Hinte's rented home this afternoon, her daughter Natasha Douglas, 28, who works as a shop assistant at Morrisons, told Mail Online: 'She has never said "I've won the lottery", she's said she has the winning numbers and I've seen them.
On Friday, when Camelot launched a huge hunt for the unclaimed ticket worth £33,035,323 in Worcester, Ms Hinte went into the shop with the ticket which she claimed had been put through the washing machine Camelot tells them to write in with details including the time, date and location of purchase, whether the numbers were chosen by the customer or were lucky dip, and if any other lines of numbers were purchased at the same time.
If the ticket is only moderately damaged, the information from the customer, combined with the ticket’s barcode, could be used to verify the claim.
But for lost or thrown away tickets, or ones badly damaged such as Miss Hinte’s – where the barcode and the date of the draw has rubbed off – players must wait until the 180-day deadline for all claims to pass before Camelot investigates.The Martins have joked about how they had to dash out to a local supermarket to pick up a £5 set of champagne flutes because they didn't have any when their friends arrived with a bottle of bubbly at their £176,000 semi-detached house in Hawick.Keeping a low profile: Grandmother-of-four Susanne Hinte, 48, of Worcester, said she had washed the winning ticket in her jeans - and sent her crumpled and torn piece of paper to Camelot to be verified Washed out: The image of the photocopied ticket. The barcode at the bottom and the ticket's ID number have also been ruined.The numbers, however, are still visible Its serial code and terminal number – showing where the ticket was purchased – are also illegible, while a small tear obliterates most of the information showing which draw the ticket was purchased for.The source added: 'She has been careful to tell people that her win has not been confirmed, yet on the other hand she has been waving this ticket around with the winning numbers on it.It is all very odd.'Miss Hinte states she is a nurse on dating website Plenty of Fish and describes herself as a 'dare devil'.