(Photo : YG Entertainment) 3folks in Hong Kong were arrested for a scam involving fauxLarge smasher concert tickets.
According to Korean news outlet IMBC, the scammers promised to reserve tickets for the concert in replace for advance fee from purchasers.
The three scammers were arrested on Thurs., Mar. 17.
In total, they scammed around 50 individuals out of the tickets, earning around 40 million won (~$34,300 USD).
The sufferers reported the crimes to the police once they arrived to Seoul.
Currently, Hong Kong police accept as true with that there might be many more victims of the fauxprice tag ring and featureintroduceda much broader investigation to discover the truth.
Later on March 19, YG Entertainment answered to the issue, saying, "We hope that this sort offactor will now nottake place again."
YG also asked that cops do their section to save you high-price ticket scalpers and scammers.
According to Korean news outlet MyDaily, tickets for large Bang's concerts were sold out, so the scammers sold fake tickets in conjunction with fake concert posters to the victims.
The reasonablevalue that each and every victim paid for a ticket was oncejust about $700. However, here isa typicalcost for scalpers of huge Bang tickets. At a contemporaryLarge Bang concert in Mexico City, tickets were reportedly being sold for $1000 a workout of doors the concert venue.
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