Lottery24 – Lotto 6 aus 49 millionaire winner sued the bank
Rolf F. from Herne in Münster became a multi-millionaire in February 2005 winning €6.3 million on the German Lotto 6 aus 49, but lost it all and is now looking to sue the bankers who he blames for it.
The Lotto 6 aus 49 winner won his fortune by matching the winning numbers in the February 2005 draw of 6, 22, 26, 30, 36, 44 and the Super Number, 1. He put the €6.3 million into the hands of his private bank and now, all of it is gone and he is almost broke.
Right after Rolf F. had learned of his Lotto 6 aus 49 luck, a consultant from the Lottery Company visited him and advised him to invest his money with the private bank Merck Finck & Co. Rolf trusted him and went ahead with the investment.
He quit his job, and wanted to live on the yield of its facilities. However, the bank didn’t do their job and he realised he had signed a highly speculative venture fund with risk of total loss.
He invested half a million euros of his Lotto 6 aus 49 winnings into an Investment in New Jersey, but that went bankrupt too.
Rolf F. sued the bank for exactly half a million euros and the judges verdict was to award the Lotto 6 aus 49 winner €509,646.87 in damages, because he was not advised correctly by the Bank.
In early April, the daughter of the Lotto 6 aus 49 winner also sued the bank and was awarded €180 000, since her father had saved money for her studies which was also lost.
Bank spokesman Gregory Rodehüser, 36 told BILD: “Merck Finck & Co. takes the situation very seriously and we are looking very carefully at the reason why our quality assurance has probably not worked.”
Rolf F. wants to fight in court for the rest of his Lotto 6 aus 49 money after this victory. He said to BILD: “That was a first step. We’ll try to build something on this money we were able to get back. ”
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