With hundreds of fans are trying to get their hands on Red Sox World Series tickets, the Boston Police Department is reminding fans to be wary of purchasing counterfeit tickets.
“Fans who purchase tickets from a secondary source are taking a chance,” Boston Police said in a written statement. “We would like to encourage fans to only buy tickets from authorized ticket agencies. Purchasing from other sources is done at the buyer’s risk.”
The department suggests that fans guarantee
authenticity by purchasing tickets through the Red Sox website,
Ticketmaster.com, in person at the Red Sox Ticket Office or any Ticketmaster
Anybody attempting to gain admission using fraudulent tickets will be evicted from the building and face the possibility of arrest, police said.
Anyone with information about the selling of counterfeit tickets, should contact Boston Police District D-4 detectives at (617) 343-4683. Individuals wishing to provide information anonymously may do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS or texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).