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BEMIDJI – An 18-year-old woman who worked for a local convenience store is accused of illegally obtaining about $2,400 in fraudulent lottery winnings.


Payton Lynzee Church has been charged with felony state lottery fraud, claiming a prize by fraud/deceit. She is scheduled to appear Monday in Beltrami County District Court before Judge Shari Schluchter.

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