A SNEAKY shop worker tried to nick a £1million Lottery prize after telling a great-gran her ticket had won nothing.

Farrakh Nizzar scanned the EuroMillions ticket belonging to Maureen Holt, 77, and saw she was a Millionaire Raffle winner.

But he told Mrs Holt the ticket was worthless and he would throw it away for her. He then called a hotline to claim the win — saying he bought the ticket at the Best-One store where he worked in Oldham.

It was then found the ticket was bought on Mrs Holt’s Clubcard at her local Tesco. Nizzar, 20, of Manchester, admitted fraud by false representation at Oldham Magistrates’ Court.

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