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Touts found guilty of fraud over £11m ticket reselling scheme

Two of the UK’s most prolific ticket touts have been found guilty of fraud, in an important case that could have significant implications for people who buy tickets to sell them for profit.

Peter Hunter and David Smith, trading as Ticket Wiz and BZZ, used multiple identifies and bots to buy £4m worth of tickets to events including gigs by Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift as well as West End shows such as Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The pair sold them on secondary ticketing websites for £10.8m, jurors at Leeds crown court were told.

Read more about the case here....