A lottery winner who blew his £10 million fortune on drug fuelled events has taken on a job as a £10-an-hour lumberjack.
Michael Carroll, 35, famed for splashing his 2002 jackpot on quick automobiles, drink and medicines, is now penniless, delivering coal and chops logs at a gas service provider’s agency in Elgin, Scotland.
Carroll mentioned he’s often not recognised as a result of his face is black from soot.
He instructed the Sun: ‘I hump round 50kg luggage or coal and I chop the logs which might be bought at filling stations.
‘My £10 million vanished in just 10 years and I don’t have a house or a car to name my very own, however I’m not bitter. Straightforward come, straightforward go.’
Carroll usually works 12-hour shifts and begins at 6am.
He added: ‘I might deliver 150 sacks of coal a day. Sometimes I’ll get a tip of some quid which is kind of humorous.’
Carroll gained £9.7 million on the Nationwide Lottery in 2002 on the age of 19 and gave £four million to family and friends, purchased a mansion in Norfolk and splashed out on racing automobiles.
He hit the information after choosing up his cheque whereas carrying an digital tag following his conviction for being drunk and disorderly.
Carrall has admitted he wasted hundreds of thousands on cocaine, playing, prostitutes and ingesting two bottles of vodka a day.
The previous binman was jailed for 9 months for affray in 2006, having notched up 42 earlier offences since 1997.
He was declared bankrupt in 2010.
Carrall mentioned he’s in significantly better form after slimming down from 22st to 17st.
He mentioned going broke was the ‘best thing’ that has ever occurred to him and added: ‘I had a great time doing it’.
Carrall, who nonetheless performs the lottery, mentioned if he wins once more, he’ll maintain his job to remain out of bother.