Ticket touts

Ticket touts

Touts sell city tickets at ten times face value

OASIS tickets are being offered for ten times their face value as a series of sell-out shows leaves Edinburgh facing a summer of ticket touting.

Touts target Hogmanay before bash sells out

TICKETS to the Capital's famous Hogmanay party are being sold by touts on auction websites for well above face value - even though the event has not yet sold out.

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Widen laws on touts, says concerts boss

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.

Rugby fans fork out for touts' tickets

ONLINE ticket touts are charging sky-high prices for this month's rugby World Cup showdown between Scotland and the All Blacks.

Tout cashes in on tickets for Tattoo

A ROYAL Mile trader has been found selling Tattoo tickets for more than double their face value.

Time to take on the touts

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.

Net closes in on ticket sharks as festival pioneers sell-on system

SCOTLAND'S summer line-up of festivals, including T in the Park and the Fringe, attract millions of visitors every year.

Asbo threat for punt touts

TOUTS selling punting trips in Cambridge are being threatened with Anti-Social Behaviour Orders if they "harass" tourists.

T in the Park to increase capacity

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.

Tattoo chiefs cancel tickets posted on eBay

TICKET touts are having their reservations for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo cancelled as organisers crack down on illegal sales over the internet.

Tattoo chiefs crack down on internet resales of show tickets

TOUTS selling Edinburgh Military Tattoo tickets on the internet are having their reservations cancelled, organisers have warned.

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