Ticket sites 'collude with touts,' MPs told

Ticket sites 'collude with touts,' MPs told
 

Secondary ticketing websites are enabling professional touts with "preferential schemes" for power sellers, MPs have been told.
Ticket fraud expert Reg Walker claimed that some sellers were paid in advance, and given powerful software to manage their inventories.
He said sites were dependent on "bad actors" who used computers to harvest "and resell high volumes of tickets".
"Secondary sellers are covering [for touts] in some cases," he added.
Mr Walker is head of the Iridium Consultancy, which tackles ticket fraud for a number of major UK venues,... read more

 
15 November 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 58
Source: BBC
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