Another commented: "Yet again all the ticket touts
have taken all the tickets and selling for ridiculously amounts of money!
When it comes to ticket touts
, there will have to be more than warm words from the Government.
are some of the worst because they actually believe they're doing us a favour - for a fee."
are robbing music and sports fans of the chance to attend events, an MP has warned.
The head of the Metropolitan Police's Operation Podium, Detective Superintendent Nick Downing, said: "My team has been working tirelessly to clamp down on ticket touts
. We will continue to seek out and take robust action against anybody who tries to cash in on the 2012 Games in this way.
are being targeted by police as the city prepares to host Olympic football matches at the Ricoh Arena.
HOWARD DAWSON is missing the point (Letters, November 25) over ticket touts
Scotland Yard said two suspected ticket touts
were also stopped in the dispersal zone around the venue and ordered to leave.
The club's operations director Simon Lee said: "We believe by setting the standard of a 'zero tolerance' to individuals breaking the terms and conditions and selling on their tickets, we will help squeeze ticket touts
out of business and protect the genuine fans wishing to come to the game."
Newmarket announced last week that racegoers had suffered at the hands of ticket touts
selling forged tickets and communications manager Andy Clifton revealed that that Prestbury Park did have "some difficulty with forged tickets" at the Festival last March.
IT is good to see that some action at last seems likely to be taken over the scourge of unscrupulous ticket touts
, who charge desperate fans rip-off prices as that is often the only way they can get to see their musical or sporting idol.
The entertainment industry must stamp out 'unscrupulous' ticket touts
or face Government action, the Culture Secretary warned yesterday.