Wednesday, 6 July 2020

On-line Olympic ticket scam trio are convicted of #fraud

Here's a timely warning about on-line ticket companies. Every year people get stung by con-artists offering festival and concert tickets for sale. On-line ticket seller Xclusive were offering tickets for the 2008 Olympics in Bejing in which 2,500 people spent st£5 million for tickets that didn't exist. It was a major effort and a sophisticated scam deliberately set up to defraud people. Terrence Shepherd, Alan Scott and Allan Schaverien were convicted yesterday in London and will sentenced later this month. Read the Serious Fraud Office's press release here.


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