Since the Department of Culture, Media and Sport announced it was going to let the touts self regulate, the amount of scam ticket sites has increased ten fold
Here are some simple tips to help you stop becoming a victim of online tout fraud
Here is an example of a result from a www.who.is search on a scam ticket site
P.O. Box 821650
Vancouver, WA 98682
No company name, no company number, no persons name, no real address, anonymously hosted overseas and hiding behind a PO box number
Exactly the kind of site you should NOT be buying from
There are plenty of other ways to check out websites, I've only listed a few in order to try and keep this simple for those who are not that used to computers, its taken me long enough to get used to one!
If you do end up as a victim of ticket tout fraud, make sure you report it to Police and Trading Standards!
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