BBB: Watch out for Austin FC ticket scams ahead of first-ever home match
AUSTIN (KXAN) – If you’re without a ticket to Austin FC’s season opener, you might be out of luck.
Or if you’re willing, you can try to snag one online — but will either pay a pretty penny or run the risk of being duped.
Single-game tickets went on sale at the end of May, and within minutes, they sold out. Shortly after, they started popping up on third-party online resell websites like eBay, Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace.
As of Friday morning, there are dozens of listings from sellers claiming to have tickets. They range from double, sometimes triple, the original price.
Last year, BBB received over 200 reports regarding fake tickets scams.
Austin FC ticketing officials told KXAN over the phone that in order to limit the sale of…