ticket tout


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someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit

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Our taskforce has been working closely with Met Police counterparts recently - we joined them during clampdowns on Six Nations ticket touts, plus officers will also be undercover at other high-profile events like the Grand National, Wimbledon, cricket matches, plus more regional football games.
So why can't they act in the same admirable manner when it comes to ticket touts the Record has regularly exposed over the past year?
We joined them during clampdowns on Six Nations ticket touts and officers will also be undercover at other high-profile events like the Grand National, Wimbledon, cricket matches and more football games.
IN TERMS of popularity, ticket touts probably rank alongside traffic wardens, timeshare salesmen and MPs fond of submitting extravagant expenses claims.
TICKET touts face fines of up to pounds 5,000 if they sell tickets to concerts or sports events at more than ten per cent above the official price, under new laws backed by a West Midlands MP.
Ironically Kelly joined United 12 years ago to crack down on ticket touts.
Yesterday, we showed how one Scots ticket tout was publicly shamed by a founding member of the Bay City Rollers for cashing in on unsuspecting gig-goers.
He'd appealed to a tax tribunal against orders to pay almost PS200,000 plus interest of more than PS22,000 from the income of two companies, Ticket Tout Ltd and Ticketout Ltd.
The GAA this week declared war on the ticket touts in preparation for today's replay between MAYO and MEATH.
A TICKET tout was banned from football matches for five years after being caught red-handed trying to flog seats to a crucial Liverpool clash.
To all intents and appearances this would appear to be a ticket tout advertising through a local paper that campaigns against ticket touts - which is a tad confusing, what do you think?
But he could be in the firing line after a report recommended a crackdown on the ticket tout trade.
The Purple Rain artist does not want people being ripped off by ticket tout websites and took to Twitter to vent his anger.
It came as a German ticket tout who tried to sell pounds 23,000 of passes was fined pounds 435.
SCOTS dad told yesterday how the Ray Whelan ticket tout scandal robbed him and his two-year-old son of their A SCOTS dad told yesterday how the Ray Whelan ticket tout scandal robbed him and his two-year-old son of their World Cup final dream.