Fake UF Football Tickets
The chances that some of the ten of thousands of people in Gainesville this weekend getting ripped off, are high.
According to university police, scalpers with fake tickets are busiest on the streets for the Tennessee football game.
"We'll start getting multiple reports of people that have purchased tickets off the street and they can't get in," said Sgt. Mike Metz, University Police Department.
Metz says you can spot suspect sellers.
"They'll have a lot of tickets, multiple tickets, normally they'll be in groups of two to three people," he said.
They will not have a special tag around their neck. You can't sell tickets on campus, but just across the street on city property it's perfectly legal with a permit.
"If you don't have your business permit available because you don't have it or never got one, there's a bevy of things that can happen," he said, including a $500 fine.
Sgt. Metz says it's best to buy your tickets the old fashioned way.
"People were out of pocket, two to three- four hundred dollars, and they're not going to get that money back," he said.
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