Online tickets - how to avoid a scam

kokolino23
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edited 19 December 2023 at 7:01PM in Theatre, concert & events tickets
Hello,
I'd like to buy a few tickets for the Taylor Swift tour, they're available from private sellers online but as I've never bought something like that before how can I avoid being scammed.
Normally, these tickets are digital ones and sent by email. Can someone resell them or only the original buyer can go to the event?
How would I know if they're genuine tickets or not? Can the seller email me the tickets but once I pay cancel them for whatever reason?
Thank you

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  • Emmia
    Emmia Posts: 2,969
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    edited 19 December 2023 at 8:03PM
    To avoid being scammed, you need to buy from the official source.

    If you buy from a reseller there's nothing stopping them going too,/selling the tickets repeatedly and you finding the tickets don't work or your ID doesn't match denying you entry at the event.
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