After her claim that she’d run the winning ticket through her washing machine was rejected, it turned out that the 48-year-old grandmother also has other difficulties:
Miss Hinte is facing two trials in March for theft and motoring offences.
It also emerged yesterday she is facing a criminal trial after being accused of stealing a purse and an Xbox controller.
Camelot has warned it may take action if it suspected anyone of attempting to ‘defraud the National Lottery’.
Let us hope that her loan shark is of the forgiving sort.