Edinburgh Eras Tour: Police issue warning that 'ticket fraud is on the rise'

Police have said ticket fraud is "on the rise"
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Edinburgh Taylor Swift fans have been warned as ticket fraud is "on the rise" for the Murrayfield dates.

Police Scotland has given advice for "excited fans" who may still be looking to purchase tickets. The global superstar will be heading to the capital on June 7, 8 and 9 - with many still hoping to get a chance to be in the crowd.

Officers recommended avoiding third-party sellers and sticking to authorised ticket sellers. They urged people to double-check the "legitimacy" of anyone selling.

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Police Scotland said: "Ticket Fraud Alert!

"Attention Taylor Swift fans! As the concert date approaches, we want to ensure your safety and enjoyment.

"Unfortunately, ticket fraud is on the rise, and scammers are taking advantage of excited fans. Here’s what you need to know: Buy from Official Sources: Stick to authorised ticket sellers, such as the official concert website or reputable ticketing platforms. Avoid third-party sellers or social media ads promising discounted tickets.

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"Verify Authenticity: Before clicking “purchase,” double-check the legitimacy of the website or seller. Look for secure payment options, contact information, and reviews. If something seems off, trust your instincts.

"Watch for Red Flags: Too Good to Be True: If the price seems unbelievably low, it probably is. Urgency Tactics: Scammers create a sense of urgency (“Limited time offer!”) to pressure buyers.

"Spelling and Grammar Mistakes: Professional sites rarely have errors. Check the Venue: Confirm the concert details, including the venue, date, and seating arrangement. Scammers often manipulate this information.

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"Report Suspicious Activity: If you encounter suspicious listings or sellers, report them to the platform or local authorities. Protect fellow fans!

"Remember, your safety matters. Let’s keep the concert experience authentic and enjoyable for everyone. Share this post to spread awareness!"