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A Swedish woman is being denied her huge lottery winnings because tax authorities have her registered at the wrong address, reports The Local.Having moved to the village of Hjo in central Sweden, the woman thought she would be entitled to a share of the 80.5 million kronor ($11.7 million) that the villagers communally won in a national lottery.
Unfortunately, according to Swedish newspaper Expressen, since she hadn’t changed her address with the Swedish tax agency, she was denied any winnings.
The woman claims that she sent off a form detailing a change of address when she moved home in April, and the form may have been lost in the mail. She is hopeful that the costly mistake will be rectified, thought officials deny it.
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