Possible Powerball winner caught on tape in Maryland

    6:43 AM, Nov 30, 2012   |    comments
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    MARLBORO, MD (CNN/WJLA) -- A man walked into an Exxon station in Maryland and according to witnesses, walked out a multi-millionaire. Folks in the store say the man was holding a ticket with the winning numbers in Wednesday's Powerball drawing.

    Marlboro Village Exxon employees like Freddy Lopez and customers like Paul Gaug are still buzzing from the remarkable scene they witnessed inside these walls.

    Surveillance cameras show a tall, bald man donned in a neon yellow outfit walk in slowly in no particular rush. He digs deep into a pocket to pull out various lottery tickets. He checks to see if he won anything.
    Seconds later...he starts pumping his arms. He gives the ticket, which he says he purchased in Arizona, to clerk Nagassi Ghebre who says the winning numbers were on the Powerball ticket. Ghebre says, "Give me that ticket. And that's when he said I gotta get out of here and he took off."

    The apparent winner of one of the biggest jackpots of all time quickly turns to a customer for verification then to Gaug who gets out his glasses for a better look. Gaug says, "He said, is this the right numbers? And I looked at him and said yeah, yeah you got 'em all."-

    The man, who kept on shouting "I won" didn't stay long. If this one of the two national winners, this mystery man gets, after splitting the cash option with a winner from Missouri, nearly $200 million.

    We don't know this mystery man's name, where he lives, or where he's heading on a full tank of gas. But you get the sense he may soon return to Arizona.

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