A New Hampshire lady who won a Powerball prize worth almost $560 million can keep her identity private, a judge has ruled.
The judgment released Monday by Judge Charles Temple of New Hampshire Superior Court stated divulging the woman’s name would be an intrusion of privacy, however that her home town can be released openly.
The unknown lady signed her ticket after the Jan. 6 drawing, however later on found out from a lawyer that she might have shielded her identity by writing the name of a trust.
She was upset after discovering she was quiting her anonymity by signing the ticket– something the lotto commission acknowledged isn’t spelled out on the ticket, however is detailed on its site.
The woman’s attorneys argued her personal privacy interests exceed what the state said is the public’s right to know who won the cash in the nation’s 8th biggest lottery jackpot.