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10 Biggest Ticket Collapses so far - And the costs

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Thu 7th Jul 2011 08:57
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Ten biggest ticket collapses:

1 Ticket Tout Ltd (collapsed in 2007) - owing £7.5m Run by Michael Rangos

2 Xclusive (2008) - £7.3m Terry Shepherd
http://blogs.mirror.co.uk/investigations/2011/07/-penman-confronts-terry-shephe.html

3 Get Me Tickets Ltd (2006) - £4.3m Michael Rangos

4 Ticket Index (2011) - £3.5m (estimated)
David Spanton

5 The Mall Group (1998) - £3.3m Terry Shepherd

6 Good Time Entertainments (2010) - £3m
(estimated) Gary Agar

7 Great Portland Events (1998) - £2.5m
David Spanton

8 Paperticket (2008) - £2.5m (estimated)
John Koukoullis

9 Sports Mondial (2004) - £2.3m Terry Shepherd

10 Durban Vienna (2008) - £1.8m Terry Butts

11 Worldwideticketstore.com (2010) - £1.8m (estimated) Jamie Washbourne

12 Total Tickets (2010) - £1.6m Phillip Jones

13 SOS Masterticket (2008) - £1.5m Roland Butts

14 The Onlineticketshop.com UK Ltd (2006) - £1.1m Terry Shepherd

15 London Ticket Shop (2008) - £800,000 Michael Rangos


Its only taken just under 5 years to hit this guy!!!!
Can anyone not see a repeat pattern here!
 
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Top Thu 7th Jul 2011 11:31
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Brilliant piece of work you've done there, interesting. horrifying and a real eye opener to see it listed like this - thank you
“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.”
 
 
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Top Thu 7th Jul 2011 12:33
Lala

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Why are Xclusive + The Onlineticketshop.com still trading?

This time as www.gigsport.com + www.tickets2allevents.com ???
 
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Top Thu 7th Jul 2011 15:13
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Is it because rather than being prosecuted they went into liquidation and then just started up another company? The laws of the land allow you to do this ad infinitum.
 
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Top Thu 7th Jul 2011 15:49
Lala

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Was # 6 Good Time Entertainments (2010) - £3m
(estimated) Gary Agar
Not sold to
Michael Rangos ?

I'm sure Rangos will ask his lawyers to check this for him!

Although It would give him a hard-on to know he was in the top 10 list 3 times.
 
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Top Thu 7th Jul 2011 22:57
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That list comes from quite a good article in the Daily Mirror

It was in todays edition

Worth a read
 
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