THE man behind T in the Park and some of Scotland's biggest concert events has accused the Westminster government of ignoring the concerns of consumers by pressing ahead with legislation to ban ticket touts at the London Olympics but failing to introduce similar measures at festivals and concerts.
ONLINE ticket touts are charging sky-high prices for this month's rugby World Cup showdown between Scotland and the All Blacks.
A ROYAL Mile trader has been found selling Tattoo tickets for more than double their face value.
TOUGH new laws were demanded today to stamp out the touts who snap up tickets for major concerts and sporting events in Edinburgh before re-selling them for up to four times more.
SCOTLAND'S summer line-up of festivals, including T in the Park and the Fringe, attract millions of visitors every year.
TOUTS selling punting trips in Cambridge are being threatened with Anti-Social Behaviour Orders if they "harass" tourists.
T IN the Park has confirmed that 5,000 extra tickets will be sold for this year's festival in an effort to beat internet touts.
TICKET touts are having their reservations for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo cancelled as organisers crack down on illegal sales over the internet.
TOUTS selling Edinburgh Military Tattoo tickets on the internet are having their reservations cancelled, organisers have warned.