Lottery winner shuts shop to flee begging letters

Sarah Coles
The Bayfords
The Bayfords

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Adrian Bayford, who won an astonishing £148m on the Euromillions with his wife Gillian, has had to shut up the music shop he owns, because people targeted it with requests for money.

So why did this have to happen, and is this common?