Man Turns Tax Refund into Millions
Fox 4 - Kansas City; KS - almost 5 years
MESA, Arizona — An Arizona man turned his tax refund into a gold mine! Gerald Phillips and his wife Kimberly now have a rags to riches to story to share.
Gerald Phillips says he’s had some troubles in the past, but the couple has worked together to turn their lives around.
“I told the judge, give me whatever you want,” said Gerald Phillips. “I did wrong.”
The couple lives in a one bedroom apartment with their 11-year-old son. They say money is tight.
“We were late on rent last month,” Gerald Phillips shared.
When the couple got their income tax money, Gerald took $100 to the casino and tried his hand at the Wheel of Fortune. He lost that money but ended up betting more money. His luck started to improve and when he pulled the handle, his life changed.
“The phone starts ringing,” said Kimberly Phillips. “What’s he gonna tell me now? I’m broke.”
Gerald shared some news that was just the opposite.
“He said,’ you are not going to believe this, $5.7 million’,” Kimberly sai
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