Jamaican Lottery Winner Wears 'Scream' Mask While Claiming $1.2M Prize

12 February, 2019, 23:45 | Author: Regina Silva
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The man, known only as A. Campbell on his giant check, wore the mask made popular by the 1996 movie "Scream" when he signed for the winning jackpot prize on February 5 in Kingston, Jamaica.

According to St. Lucia News, a man who won $158 million in the Super Lotto, who identified himself as A. Campbell, claimed the jackpot prize while wearing a mask from the movie "Scream" to help hide his identity. "I won!'" he told the newspaper last month.

I looked at my ticket [that night] and ran into my bathroom and said: 'I won!

Campbell said his head hurt and his belly ached for two weeks, wondering if it was true.

Campbell reportedly purchased the ticket for $200 in Jamaican money, and took 54 days to claim the winning ticket.

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Clearly valuing his privacy, the man (identified only as "A. Campbell") came to Spanish Court Hotel in St. Andrew Parish, Kingston, Jamaica, in the Ghostface mask, and "a light-brown overhaul and black leather gloves", according to Loop.

He said, "I want to get a house, I want to get a nice house". I haven't found it yet, but I'll be looking for one soon. Along with wearing the mask, the person reportedly wore gloves, a long coat, and trousers to hide their identity.

'Normally, I would write down the numbers from the [televised] draw, eat and then go and check my numbers, ' he said.

Wes Craven's "Scream" is one of the most successful horror film franchises in history after the first movie was released in 1996.

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