Two arrested for selling fake SEA Games tickets to football match

A screenshot from the SEA Games ticketing website, which shows that tickets to the football match between Vietnam and Thailand at Bishan Stadium on Wednesday, June 10, are sold out. Two men have been arrested for allegedly selling fake tickets t
A screenshot from the SEA Games ticketing website, which shows that tickets to the football match between Vietnam and Thailand at Bishan Stadium on Wednesday, June 10, are sold out. Two men have been arrested for allegedly selling fake tickets to the game. -- PHOTO: TICKETS.SEAGAMES2015.COM

SINGAPORE - Two men, aged 29 and 31, have been arrested for allegedly selling fake tickets to the 28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games football match between Thailand and Vietnam, said Police on Tuesday.

The match is scheduled to take place at Bishan Stadium on Wednesday, June 10.

Police investigations are ongoing. If convicted, the duo can be jailed up to 10 years and fined.

Tickets with the serial numbers listed below may have been duplicated and those holding on to these tickets may be denied entry into the stadium, police said.

The public is advised to purchase official Games tickets from the 28th SEA Games website at tickets.seagames2015.com, the official ticketing hotline at +65 3158 8080, at any SingPost Outlets island-wide, and at the Box Office at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The Police have urged the public to be mindful of purchasing tickets through unauthorised vendors and report this to the organising committee via the official ticketing hotline.

kchitra@sph.com.sg

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