ALBION, N.Y. (WIVB) - The 'Win 4 Life' lottery winner accused of ripping off taxpayers is now facing even more charges.
It was clear Anthony Palermo was not happy to see our camera Tuesday night as he was leaving town court in Albion. He shouted "No comment!" while hurrying away.
Palermo learned in court that police have charged him with another count of filing a false instrument. Investigators say they tacked on the new charge after discovering that he had filed another false application for public benefits in January.
You'll recall Palermo scratched his way to a-thousand dollars a week for life back in 1998. And since then, he's collected approximately $750,000. But prosecutors say since last September, he's also collected around $4,000 in Medicaid and heap benefits.
Palermo's attorney is working toward a plea deal with the Orleans County Da. Palermo is due back in court on May 22nd.
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