AC/DC Concert Ticket-Scalping A Multi-Million Dollar Business
Adam Walters of Australia's The Daily Telegraph reports: AC/DC Australian tour co-promoter Michael Chugg was horrified to learn some scalpers were setting up shop on eBay two weeks before tickets went on sale.
He said: "Not a single ticket had been printed."
Meanwhile, fans have been paying up to six times the original sale price to see the legendary bad boys of Aussie rock. But eBay spokesman Daniel Feiler denied eBay was responsible for the inflated prices.
"It's extraordinary that promoters don't make sure the genuine fans get tickets in the first place," he said.
A big part of the problem is consumer rights. The industry maintains eBay can't guarantee consumers anything, including refunds.
"By using eBay, you are risking your rights, your money and paying far more," Daley-Carr said.
Read the entire report from The Daily Telegraph.
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