This weekend, the arrival of the Puerto Rican Bad Bunny to Mexican lands was quite an odyssey. His concerts in Monterrey and Mexico City became the most anticipated event of the yearHowever, dozens of inconveniences appeared that turned the long-awaited moment into a nightmare.
Since get stranded at airportsthat Benito himself had to make an emergency stop in Saltillo, until he missed the same concert, because some fans were again victims of fraud prior to the event, where discovered that their tickets were fake or cloned.
It is not surprising that this happens, however, in an event as highly anticipated as the concert of the interpreter of “Marmoset Asked Me”yes that shocked some.
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In order to serve the public, the Nuevo León Attorney General’s Office placed a couple of modules in the BBVA State, where he receivedn at least 28 fraud complaints. 15 of them corresponded to cloned tickets and another 12 to people who bought their tickets on fraudulent Internet sites, and the seller never showed up to deliver them.
Some resale sites like StubHub offered tickets to see Bad Bunny at abysmal prices, exceeding 500 thousand Mexican pesos, with a minimum of 6 thousand pesos; the price limit on official sites barely reached 9 thousand.
HOW TO AVOID FRAUD?
When an event of such magnitude occurs in Mexico, official sales sites such as ticket master either Super TicketsThey suggest only buying tickets with them, not through resellers or suspicious profiles on social networks.
In the case of Ticketmaster, all your tickets must have a hologram on top, with your brand logo. Likewise, there are no misspellingsall the text is legible and they have a series of numbers in red.
Notably a ticket should never be posted on social media where the barcode is revealed or sensitive data, the same happens with Superboletos or other companies.
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To get an entry on these sites, especially with artists of international level, You must plan to arrive at least one hour at the point of sale; If it is online, it is necessary to prepare card data and have the place that we are looking to acquire safely.
Superboletos and Ticketmaster recommend have an account ready to usewhere a card is registered to make the purchase and avoid wasting time adding the data, since we have some time while we reserve our places, if we lose it, the place could refresh and assign the seats to someone else.
These companies reiterate that buying tickets with outsiders to them it will always be a risk.