A couple from Oldham are celebrating a jackpot lottery win after a shop worker admitted attempting to falsely claim their prize.
Newsagent Farrakh Nizzar told great-grandmother Maureen Holt she had won nothing when he scanned her EuroMillions ticket. He then tried to pass it off as his own ticket but was soon caught out.
Amy Welch reports.
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