Ticket Scalpers

Brokers Who Scalped Beyonce, One Direction Concerts Busted in NY Probe 2

Brokers Who Scalped Beyonce, One Direction Concerts Busted in NY Probe

Ticket brokers who snagged hundreds of concert and event tickets using bots and jacked up prices to scalp fans have been busted in a sweep by the New York Attorney General’s investigators. Six companies have been fined $2.76 million and ordered to stop using bots to raid online ticket sites. A number of artists have complained about scalpers pricing tickets beyond the reach of fans, while other artists like Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have allowed their reps to scalp their own fans. ...