By Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Hialeah husband and wife are accused of defrauding the Florida Lottery and a local supermarket.

Hialeah police said Ana Batista and Roberto Torres stole more than 300 lottery scratch off ticket books, which is equivalent to 28,000 lottery tickets, over several months while she was a cashier at Aries Supermarket.

READ MORE: Deadly Crash Shuts Down Deerfield Beach Streets; BSO Cruiser Towed From Scene

They reportedly cashed multiple winning tickets at the lottery office.

READ MORE: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Who Grew Up In Miami, Could Be Next US Supreme Court Justice

In the end, police said the supermarket and lottery lost more than $230,000.

MORE NEWS: Miami Twin Brothers Will Set Sail For Harvard In The Fall

Batista and Torres have been charged with organized scheme to defraud and grand theft. Team