Winning $2.04 Billion Powerball Ticket Was Stolen, A Man Claims

A man filed a lawsuit claiming to be the legitimate owner of the highest payout in US lottery history

According to NBC4, the man's name is Jose Rivera.

He claimed to have obtained the winning ticket from Atlanta's Joe's Service Center.

He claimed that he purchased the ticket the day before the famous drawing, on November 7, last year

The winner was revealed to be Edwin Castro earlier this month by California lotto representatives

The California Lottery is not allowed to look into allegations of illegal activity involving its players.

Only local law enforcement agencies are allowed to look into such claims.

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