Exposed Database Reveals Fraud Scheme Targeting Ticket Vendors
An unsecured database exposed an alleged scheme that involved scammers using event ticket vendors to rip fans off and stick the vendors with the loss, according to reporting from CNET. Groupon, Ticketmaster and TickPick were all targeted in the scheme, which CNET described as such: The fraudsters create accounts... Read more
Groupon Extends Partnership with To Reel In More Events
The savings company Groupon announced that it would extend its existing partnership with to bring more concerts, sports, arts, and theater events to the Groupon Marketplace. Last year, Groupon sold 30 million units for events, and with this partnership, Groupon will have the ability to offer ticket experiences... Read more
Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled Tour Gets Groupon Treatment
It’s a sight no artist or promoter likes to see, but one that will probably become more and more common if so-called “slow ticketing” continues to be pushed onto the consumer. Nearly every date on the closing leg of Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled’s tour, which runs through the... Read more
Katy Perry “Witness” Tour Tickets Price Plummets
Katy Perry is having a not-so-great year, to say the least. Her album broke records and she made a good deal of headlines- neither were positive. Now, ticket sales for her upcoming Witness Tour to promote her album of the same name were so poor that Ticketmaster, the primary... Read more