The ticket which is purchased from on-line to a movie, music concert, sport either the tickets don’t arrive or turn to be fake or refunded is called ticket fraud. The user can find a website in any random pages regarding tickets offer to a movie or an event. The fraudsters create their own fake page in a genuine way and it looks as similar as real ticket offering website. The fake pagers establishes the ticket which is already sold out  or not officially went in to the hands of the ticket buyer or in some instances the event itself is not real. After the transaction get completed the fraudsters informs the ticket buyer that they will get the post or email soon or they will get the ticket from the customer representative but no one turns up.

In some instances the user will get the ticket but when the user gives the ticket to the ticket checker and they inform those tickets are fake. The user have to careful and have to check those things like whether the ticket offering site is having a land line number with full postal address and it is easy to contact after delivery and the website should have https:// with secure padlock. The user can protect themselves by collecting tickets during the event. The user can pay the amount through credit cards which gives the user a increased protection than any other cards such as debit card or money transfer services. The frauds in airline tickets are more common nowadays. If the passenger decides to purchase the tickets cheap so he may found many fake websites and after the transaction has been made the user found the tickets which he receives are counterfeit. The fraudsters targets the people who are traveling during public or religious holidays. It is easy for the user to purchase tickets but it  found to be fake

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