Craigslist scam watch: fake football tickets

Dozens of folks turned up for the NFC game in Glendale and were turned away because their tickets were counterfeit and guess what?  They had bought them on Craigslist. 

StubHub.com a legitimate ticket-seller seemed to relish the story as it re-inforces its messaging with their 100% ticket guarantee.  Their spokesman said, “I am surprised that many people got duped,” said Keith Pate, spokesperson for StubHub.com. “But I’m not surprised knowing most bought off Craigslist.” 

This counterfeit scam could be even bigger for the upcoming Superbowl.

This article has some good tips on how to avoid being scammed.

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