Meet Erik Bragg
Are you also trying to find out who won the Powerball from Wednesday night? Look no further! Erik Bragg posted a photo to Instagram with his lucky ticket!
ABC News, reported whoever won the Powerball bought those tickets in California, Tennessee, and Florida. According to the snap –which has garnered 86,200 likes –Erik Bragg is the California winner.
But the Chino Hills resident posted the photo he immediately began receiving backlash from users calling the whole thing a scam. Social media users suspect the image is a hoax and have labeled him a fake winner. He posted the image and captioned it
“OMG I WON $1.5 BILLION!!!!! I’m posting this in case anyone tries to jack me this is proof! Look it up, I bought in chino hills where I grew up! #powerball“
Bragg happens to be a professional skateboarder. He has over 90K followers on Instagram. He took to Twitter to allegedly give away “1,000” to everyone who retweets Erik’s supposed “winning” Powerball photo and follows Bragg.
Accoridng to his official page, Life Moves Pretty Fast, Erik Bragg is not only into skateboarding. He makes videos that he often direct himself. He also says he is a producer, editor and writer.
According to XGames.com, Erik Bragg is Ryan Sheckler’s personal filmer.
Erik Bragg is also the editor/director of Plan B’s TRUE. In 2014 Erik Bragg released the highly anticipated Plan B “True” video. With a cast consisting of Ryan Sheckler, Torey Pudwill, Felipe Gustavo, Chris Joslin and numerous other legends, is described as one of the gnarliest videos of the year.
During an interview he revealed he had been working with Sheckler since he was 15. He began filming Ryan’s part for the Plan B video and eventually became the main man behind it.
Erik Bragg started skating in 1996. He says his big influential videos for him were “Welcome To Hell” and “Mouse.”
So, is Erik Bragg the true power ball winner? Or is it just Erik Bragg a guy with decent Photoshop skills?
Each of the three winning tickets is worth $528.8 million, the California Lottery said. The winning numbers were 08, 27, 34, 04, 19, and Powerball 10.
The jackpot surged to the largest lottery prize in history after 20 previous drawings yielded no winners