English fans warned to beware ticket touts in rush for European finals

11 May 2019 02:06
Some websites list £10,000 tickets for Liverpool-Tottenham Champions League final in MadridFans travelling to the finals of Europe’s two major club competitions have been warned about touts who are willing to exploit their eagerness to get to the matches.Tout websites are listing tickets for as much as £10,000 each for the Champions League final in Madrid between Liverpool and Tottenham on 1 June. The feverish rush for tickets to the game has prompted concerns that some fans may put themselves at risk of being ripped off by bogus sellers. “With football fans on the lookout for tickets to witness a piece of history, scammers are waiting on the sidelines, ready to take advantage. Fans should look out for warning signs and be aware of the risks when purchasing tickets, especially through a third-party site or social media,” said Ross Martin, head of digital safety at Barclays bank. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian