A $50-million Alberta jackpot winner is celebrating a big win in the courtroom this week.
Randall Rush has triumphed in his legal battle with entrepreneur Jeremy Crawford after investing nearly 10 per cent of his winnings into his startup company.
The former business partners reached a settlement that required Crawford to return assets to Rush worth $4.5 million, including a luxury home in Arizona and a Porsche Cayenne.
In the Arizona lawsuit, Rush accused Crawford of fraud, misrepresentation, unjust enrichment and acting “with an evil mind.”
As the court process played out, documents showed the judge threatened Crawford with a civil arrest warrant after he was found in contempt and fined for mortgaging an office building, a frozen asset in dispute.
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