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Pedro Quezada, $338 million Powerball winner charged for sexually assaulting girl: Photos

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Pedro Quezada, whose photographs flashed on television screens and newspapers for winning $338 million Powerball jackpot has reportedly been charged for assaulting a child. Reports suggest that the child was between 11 and 14 years of age when the incident took place.

The 49-year old man was the toast of the town when he won a once in a lifetime opportunity for anyone. Millions and millions of people buy Powerball tickets, but merely one lucky guy takes home hundreds of millions of dollars.

Passaic County prosecutor Camelia Valdes told the media that the child was a young girl who lived with Pedro Quezada and his girlfriend.

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Nonetheless, the suspect’s attorney denies the charges claiming that the charges have no basis and that it has been done to extricate a part of the huge lottery money that the 49-year old man has won.




Pedro Quezada from New Jersey and the father of five children is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl for years while he lived in Passaic.

The Passaic County prosecutor says that Pedro Quezada who won the jackpot in the year 2013 and who now lives in Wayne, allegedly sexually assaulted the girl from the time she was 11 years old to 14 years.

Nonetheless he and his attorney Steven Wukovits deny all charges. On the contrary his attorney says that his client is not guilty and that he is being targeted because the alleged victim wants a piece of his lottery winnings. “This is a troubled young lady who lived with Pedro and his girlfriend…He has money, she doesn’t have any and that’s the reason he’s being targeted in this case” Wukovits adds.

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