Thousands of Swifties were packed inside ford field One of Taylor Swift’s two concerts in Detroit.
However, the following four teenagers were not included among them. Berkeley After falling victim to a $1,200 ticket scam.
“It’s the first time I didn’t get tickets to a concert,” said Lisa Turner, one of the girl’s mothers.
Turner went to Craigslist and found four tickets to Taylor Swift’s Friday (June 9) show at Ford Field.
The price was $300 per piece.
“[Sellers]had a big story about why they couldn’t use the tickets, and they wanted them in the hands of the fans,” Tuner said.
The seller sent Ms. Turner the first ticket before she paid.
“I thought I was thwarting the scams I heard,” Turner said.
He transferred the four tickets to her Apple Wallet for $1,200. The teens were overjoyed when her parents announced they were going to a concert on Friday.
Then came tears.
“I cried when I found out I had it, but I cried when I found out I didn’t,” said one of the girls.
Turner sensed something was wrong and took the ticket to the Ford Field box office for verification on Thursday.
“They actually had to get the phone back, look it up on their computer system, bring in a supervisor, and say it was some of the best tickets they’d ever seen, but it was fake.” Mr Turner said.
Ms. Turner filed a complaint with the police and filed a claim with Venmo and her bank.
In the end, it was the female students who were chased by money and lost the most.
“It’s such a shame that I have to work for money that I didn’t get,” said one of the girls.
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