What would you do if you won the lottery?
Winner of the Staten Island Powerball, hitter The 2018 $245.6 million jackpot just paid out $4 million for Westchester housing.
The buyer, Nandlall Mangal, a Guyanese-born carpenter, bought a $6 Quick Pick ticket while shopping for groceries at the Stop & Shop supermarket on Hylan Boulevard that August. After returning to his humble ranch house in Dope, he put away his groceries and tossed his ticket to the side. Mangal reportedly said at the time that he only bought lottery tickets a few times, usually when the jackpot was above $100 million. But after that discarded – and won – ticket sat in its place for days and no one claimed the winnings, he decided to take a look at it.
“Since I was out of town, the ticket sat on my kitchen table for a week,” he told reporters at the time of his victory on a trip to Ocean City, Maryland.
His one lump-sum payment totaled $99.32 million after tax. However, the victory took a dark turn.
Long Island attorney Jason Kurland, also known as the “lottery attorney” who represents the winner, said: Mangal who became friendsAccording to the Sun, Mangal needed advice on investing his winnings and Kurland told him to invest in his own business. Kurland received an illegal rebate based on a client’s investment without the client’s knowledge. And in July guilty of fraud They were one of $107 million out of $107 million, according to Manhattan federal prosecutor Damian Williams. Kurland was found guilty of his five counts of wire fraud, bona fide services wire fraud, and money laundering. (Kurland pleaded not guilty to each count, claimed his business His partner cheated on him. )
Mangal is looking forward to something nice these days.
His sprawling 10,779-square-foot stone-and-gravel Colonial home has seven bedrooms and sits on 2.74 acres in Armonk. The listing says he was on sale for 17 days and $3.69 million before signing the deal. The all-cash transaction he completed in late August.
Custom home built in 2007 with outdoor patio area and pool. Inside the home, there are 20 foot ceilings in the entry foyer and 11 foot ceilings throughout, not to mention four fireplaces. The main bedroom has a dressing room and a spa-like bath with a steam he shower and a deep soaking tub. There is also a finished lower level with a chef’s kitchen, built-in bookshelves, recreation room, wet bar and gym.
The listed brokers were Donna Frost Gordon and Code Stahl of Compass. Alexis Sierra of Coldwell Banker represented the buyer.