NC woman who won massive $188 million lottery jackpot served criminal summons

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Marie Holmes of Shallote, North Carolina, woman won a portion of a $564 million jackpot in February 2015, taking home about $88 million. Since then she has spent more than $20 million of it bailing her dear Hot Sauce out of jail.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina woman, with four children — one with cerebral palsy — who won a $188 million lottery jackpot last year has been served a criminal summons.

Marie Holmes, a 26-year-old mother, from Shallotte, quit her jobs at McDonald’s and Walmart last February to care for her children.

According to court documents obtained by WECT, Holmes is accused of making threatening and harassing phone calls to Lorna Marlowe on Jan. 10.

Marlowe filed complaints on the same day.

The criminal summons alleged Holmes threatened to inflict bodily harm on Marlowe and repeatedly called her for the purpose of harassing her.

Holmes is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 12. If she does not appear, an order for her arrest may be issued, WECT reports.

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