Auburn, MI (WVLT) -- A hot topic rises in Michigan as people there are wondering why a man who won the lottery is still living off of food stamps.
Last June, Leroy Fick took home a $2 million dollar prize and bought a new convertible.
He says he even called the state to ask about his bridge card (Michigan's version of food stamps). He told them how much he won in the lottery and he says they told him he could keep it.
When a reporter came to his door, he wasn't shy to admit it. Fick added the IRS took half of his money so that left him with around $1 million dollars.
A single mother struggling to make ends meet (also living on a bridge card) expressed her concerns. She chooses to remain anonymous in fear of getting cut from her two jobs for going public. You can hear her concerns in the video.
Now Michigan residents are wondering, just because it may be legal, does that mean it's ethical?