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Craigslist Ticket Scam Targets Hollywood Bowl Concertgoers

June 6, 2014
NBC - LA Los Angeles, CA

Concertgoers looking to score high-demand tickets should proceed with caution as a number of people have reported that the tickets they bought off Craigslist were fake. Read the…

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Michigan Ticket Scalping Bill Would Help Scalpers ‘Jump the Ticket Line,’ Harm Fans

June 4, 2014 Grand Rapids, MI

House Bill 5108 repeals the state’s current ticket resale law that protects fans and venues from scalpers and unscrupulous ticket brokers. Taking this law off the books only…

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LAPD Warns Kings Fans of Counterfeit Tickets for Stanley Cup Series

June 4, 2014
L.A. Times Los Angeles, CA

With tickets for tonight’s opening game of the Stanley Cup Finals going for an average of nearly $1,200, the Los Angeles Police Department has a warning for Kings…

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Aftermarket Ticket Sales: The Difference between Real and Fraud

June 2, 2014
WRBL Columbus, GA

Concerts, football, basketball, baseball games and popular theme parks are all considered hot tickets – but “where” you buy those tickets can make the difference between real and…

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Scalping Ban Guards Against Unscrupulous Ticket Brokers

May 27, 2014
Lansing State Journal Lansing, MI

HB5108, a concession to the broker lobby in the guise of advancing consumer freedom, does nothing but prohibit Michigan’s law enforcement and the collective live-entertainment industry from protecting…

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Judges Affirm Conviction of Man Who Sold Fake OSU Hoops Tickets

May 21, 2014
Daily Reporter Columbus, OH

Evidence was sufficient to convict a man of theft by deception after he sold counterfeit tickets to an Ohio State University men’s basketball game, according to a recent…

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Tickets for Trail Blazers’ Second Round Games Go on Sale to Public at 10 a.m., 7 a.m. via Mobile App

May 3, 2014
Oregonian Portland, OR

The NBA Playoffs have brought an increase in ticket fraud on the secondary market. Fans are encouraged to protect themselves by purchasing tickets directly from the team website…

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Eric Church on Scalping: ‘It Should Be Illegal’

May 2, 2014
KEAN Abilene, TX

Eric Church has been extremely vocal about his frustration with scalpers, primarily because he wants his fans to have tickets to his show — and to buy them…

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Arrest Warrants Issued for Accused Ticket Scam Artist

May 2, 2014
WSMV Nashville, TN

Just hours before the Channel 4 I-Team aired video of an accused scam artist walking away from our cameras after we asked her if she was selling bogus…

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Eric Church Offers More Thoughts on Ticket Scalping

May 1, 2014
Country Music Television

One of Eric Church’s primary complaints involves the ticket scalpers’ ability to use computer technology to gain an unfair advantage in grabbing prime tickets. Read the Full Article…

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McCartney Concert Latest Example of Sordid Scalping Situation

April 30, 2014
Star Tribune Minneapolis, MN

Enough is enough. So many genuine fans are unable to buy tickets at face value to their favorite sporting events or concerts due to ticket scalpers. I was…

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Beware of Kentucky Derby Ticket Scams

April 24, 2014
West Kentucky Star Paducah, KY

The “Run for the Roses” is right around the corner, and, the race is on to get those last-minute Kentucky Derby tickets. The Better Business Bureau reminds those…

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Counterfeit Concert Tickets on the Rise

April 22, 2014
KGW Portland, OR

And with so many shows, tickets will be a hot commodity. And the scammers know it. Fraud and security experts say scammers are taking full advantage of people…

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Tickets Are Licenses, and Should Be

April 22, 2014
Providence Journal Providence, RI

A license ensures that venues, artists, teams etc. — the people that are in the “fan business” who are financially and creatively invested in the event and longevity…

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed on Playoff Tickets

April 21, 2014
Red Eye Chicago, IL

“Taking time to do research before spending a large sum of money on playoff tickets is crucial,” Steve Bernas, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau in…

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