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Ticket resale website found guilty of ripping off Aussie customers with hidden fees, cancelled events and no refunds

Ticket resale site Viagogo has been found guilty of misleading Australian consumers in the Federal Court Thursday, although no penalty has been handed down yet. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took action against the Switzerland-based company after complaints from hundreds of Aussies ripped-off by heavy ticket price mark-ups, […]
Ticket resale website found guilty of ripping off Aussie customers with hidden fees, cancelled events and no refunds
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NSW is going to cap ticket resale prices at 10%

The lucrative ticket reselling market, which some critics have labelled “legalised scalping”, is set to take a massive financial hit after the New South Wales government announced plans to cap the price of resold tickets at 10%. Hardest hit by the new rules will be Ticketmaster, the Australian subsidiary of […]
NSW is going to cap ticket resale prices at 10%
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Ticket reseller Viagogo is being sued for deceptive conduct

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) has launched legal action against Swiss-based ticket reseller Viagogo alleging it engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct as it price-gouged consumers. The ACCC federal court cases alleges breaches the Australian Consumer Law between May 1 to June 26 2017 because Viagogo failed to […]
Ticket reseller Viagogo is being sued for deceptive conduct