Lottery winner faces life in prison for investing his winnings in meth businessBy Mason White 4:33 PM July 28, 2016
|Ronnie Music Jr.|
By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A man of Georgia, was excited when he won a lottery and became a millionaire.
However, his luck did not last long, and he now faces life in prison for investing his winnings in a drug growing operation.
45-year-old Ronnie Music Jr., of Waycross, pleaded guilty to federal drug and gun charges after U.S. attorneys proves that he “conspired with others to distribute methamphetamine.”
The Department of Justice (DOJ) said that Music tried to sell about 11 pounds of crystal meth with a street value in excess of $500,000.
Music is accused of using part of the $3 million that he won in a Georgia Lottery scratch off game in February 2015, to help set up the meth growing operation.
Music pleaded guilty to the charges and he faces a maximum possible sentence of life in prison.