Ticket Scam Resource Center
This site's vision: a world in which ticket scams fail because consumers are too well educated to become victims.

October, 2014: The greatest musician in the history of rock and roll is coming to town. The show is sold out, but you know a guy who knows a guy with a web site, with awesome tix! Dude, nothing could go wrong. Could it?

This site updated 2013-03-01.
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There are nasty people out there who want to cheat you out of your money. There are web sites that discuss the quaint art of the carnival huckster, using quaint words like scoundrel . But it's not so quaint when the same techniques are used to swindle some poor old lady out of six month's rent in a bank parking lot. (The picture of the ticket is not an example of a scam, it's just a ticket.)

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mission This site's mission: to educate consumers about the known types of ticket scams. This site focuses on individual ticket consumers to help them avoid transactions in which they pay money for tickets that aren't delivered or which don't give access to the expected events or services.

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* TicketNews - industry rankings and news.
* EUTicketNews - ticketing and event news
* eBay's list of ticketing laws
* A Ticketmaster info site
* Why Can't I Get Tickets?, 1999, from the New York State Attorney General's office
* Fans Against Concert Ticket Scalping
* Identity Theft Resource Center
* Guide to Consumer Awareness
* Open Directory Project links to consumer advocacy and protection
* Law enforcement fraud education
* Crimes of Persuasion
* Dealing with scalpers: ehow and ESPN

Event ticket scams:
Scams related to tickets for concerts, games, and other events. Click for more info More...
Ticketing Industry:
Information about the primary and secondary markets. Click for more info More...
Stuff I'd like to see:
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Travel ticket scams:
Scams related to tickets for trips. Click for more info More...
Resources:
Click for more info Resources for victims.
Click for more info Ticketing glossary.
Click for more info Not everything is a scam.
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