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September 24, 2007

Embattled former NY officer wins lottery

By Larry Celona and Andy Geller
The New York Post

NEW YORK A former deputy police inspector booted from the department amid sensational allegations of robbing a drug dealer has seen his luck change netting $1 million in a lottery scratch-off game.

The once-embattled former cop, Dennis Sindone, 49, of Suffern won the Extravaganza windfall Aug. 20. He elected to receive his money in 20 annual installments of $50,000 each, less 30 percent in taxes.

Full story: Embattled former NY officer wins lottery

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