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Pedro Quezada, $338M Powerball winner busted for child sex assault
Father-of-five Quezada, 49,  was arrested for the sex crimes involving a girl between 11 and 14 years old
after winning the lottery jackpt in 2013, the new Jersey resident for opted for a $211 million lump sum jackpot that dropped to $152 million after taxes
He was ordered held pending a detention hearing Wednesday in Central Judicial Processing Court in Paterson,NJ
Charged with two counts each of first- and second-degree sexual assault and child endangerment
Faces up to 20 years in prison, if convicted

After Pedro Quezada made headlines winning the Powerball in 2013, he quickly became notorious. It only gets worse  for the former New Jersey deli owner, who became a mega-millionaire from the Powerball lottery, after he was charged with sexually assaulting a young girl, Wednesday.

“At this time, it appears there are no other victims,” said Valdes in announcing the arrest.
The Powerball winner, who was charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and child endangerment, was ordered held pending a detention hearing Wednesday in Central Judicial Processing Court in Paterson.
After winning one of the highest-ever Powerball jackpots in 2013, Quezada took a lump-sum, post-tax payment of $152 million.
Nearly $30,000 of that was used at the time to make child support payments that he had owed since 2009.

Quezada's live-in girlfriend Ines Sanchez 1.pngQuezada’s live-in girlfriend Ines Sanchez collecting the huge payout. She later had to sue to get ‘her share’. Sanchez later dropped the suit

Quezada again made headlines when his girlfriend of 10 years, Inez Sanchez, also the mother of one of his five children, sued him for a cut of his winnings.
Sanchez eventually dropped the lawsuit.
Following his big win, Quezada’s Passaic landlord in Passaic, NJ at the time claimed that after Quezada won, he left town without paying the $7,250 in back rent.
Neighbors also charged that Quezada reneged on a promise to pay the rent for all the neighbors on his block for more than a month.
He is charged Wednesday with two counts each of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and child endangerment. He was ordered held pending a detention hearing in Central Judicial Processing Court in Paterson, New Jersey.

 

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