Lotto winner realises she lost after spending spree

A French lottery 'winner' embarked on a huge spending spree only to realise she had the wrong numbers.

Lotto winner realises she lost after spending spree

A French lottery 'winner' enjoyed a huge spending spree only to realise after she had the wrong numbers.

The 46-year old mother thought she had scooped millions in the jackpot and rushed to the shops where she splashed out on expensive jewellery, perfume and clothes only to discover she had, in fact, missed the Euro Millions lottery by one digit.

The unnamed woman - who lives in eastern France - faces charges of fraud for a string of cheques that bounced during her wild spree, according to the regional daily newspaper l'Est Republicain.

However, she made matters worse when she tried to hide her terrible mistake by burning her handbag which held her receipts.

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