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Internet ticket touts who used bots to buy thousands of tickets to events including Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift concerts

  • Peter Hunter, 51, and David Smith, 66, used multiple identities to sell tickets
  • They used bots to buy tickets for £4m and sold them on websites for £10.8m
  • Prosecution is first of its kind in UK since investigation of reselling tickets began

Two internet ticket touts who re-sold tickets to top music concerts for a profit of almost £7million have been found guilty of fraud following a landmark trial.