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: 13-Bedroom Home Gifted To Florida Family Raising 15 Kids
They reportedly cashed multiple winning tickets at the lottery office.READ MORE: Alaskan Dr. Kimberly Jean Kilgore Died While Scuba Diving In Keys
In the end, police said the supermarket and lottery lost more than $230,000.MORE NEWS: Giant Asteroid To Safely Zoom By Earth On Tuesday
Batista and Torres have been charged with organized scheme to defraud and grand theft.