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Garth Brooks concert sparks ticket scam concerns

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Garth Brooks concert sparks ticket scam concerns

Garth Brooks concert sparks ticket scam concerns

Tickets for the concert will officially go on sale through Ticketmaster starting 10am on Monday.

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Garth Brooks concert sparks ticket scam concerns

Tickets for this summer's garth brooks concert go on sale this friday but some country music lovers have already payed for some.

On kezi 9 news at 4 we told you they are paying in advance through third party companies.

Now reporter michael sevren shows us how scammers have targeted other concertgoers in this evening's consumer alert.

Stand up: country music fans will pack autzen stadium on june 29th when garth brooks hits the stage, but we may see a different crowd here to.

Scalpers - people claiming to sell tickets for a high cost.

According to the attroney general's office its legal.

But the concert promoter tells me they've had to turn people away after they bought fake tickets.

Sot: we find a lot of customers have come to a box office window and they'll say i can't get into my seat.

Nashville based garth brooks concert promoter ben farrell says along with selling tickets at high prices, scalpers selling fake tickets happens almost every show the country music legend plays.

While tickets don't officially go on sale until friday, a number of websites are already selling them in advance and farrel says the same problems that happen with scalpers in real life can also happen online.

Sot: it happened the other night a few times in florida.

It wasn't our responsibility of course to handle those kinds of things but we certainly tried to accommodate them.

Online market place stubhub is already offering tickets for the concert.

They say if any tickets sold turn out to be fakes, they give customers refunds and in some cases get them real




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