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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Dateline's Chris Hansen Nabs S.F. Liquor Stores for Claiming Winning Lottery Tickets

Posted By on Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 7:59 AM

Chris Hansen, Dateline's personal pervert-catcher, has a new gig busting liquor stores for lottery theft, and guess where his latest stop was? Yep, San Francisco.

That's right, Hansen and his camera crew recently descended on a Richmond District liquor store where he calls out Tom Nguyen, owner of the Lincoln Park Market on Clement Street, for attempting to cash in a $10,000 winning ticket, which, by the way, wasn't his.

Hansen then takes his "gotcha"-style journalism to the Fulton Food Shop in Western Addition, where he gives us an intriguing story about a traveling $10,000 ticket that mysteriously made its way to the Peninsula.

Needless to say, it's fun to watch these clerks try to talk their way out of a crime on camera.

Hat Tip: SFist

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