Nearly 20 years ago, Jim Hayes was the lucky winner of a $19 million lottery. Now? He’s a bank robber. According to him, it was “the lottery curse” that led him to his life of crime. Unfortunately, he started burning through the cash pretty quickly. Not only did he start renting luxury sports cars and living pretty flashy, but court docs reveal he got a divorce with his first wife, which resulted in her getting half of his lottery payments. Eventually, he ran into trouble with the IRS, developed a drug habit, and the rest is history. All in all, he says he “mentally snapped” after being broke, addicted and angry – especially at banks.
Read his full story HERE.