The City Police filed records against five men and one woman for reselling tickets for next Thursday's game between Argentina and Panama, at the Monumental stadium.
Personnel from the Department of Judicial Actions of the City Police, affected by the service provided by the withdrawal of tickets at the River Plate stadium, seized the first six tickets since the operation began.
In all cases, upon detecting the offenders, the Specialized Prosecutor for Massive Events, headed by Dr. Celsa Ramírez, ordered the seizure of the entrance and the preparation of the record for violation of article 108 of the Contravention Code of the City of Buenos Aires, which sanctions the resale of tickets.
In one of the events, the officers arrived at the exact moment of the resale, so they not only confiscated the ticket but also seized 33,100 pesos and a cell phone.
In another case, which involved two men, their tickets, two cell phones and 95,000 pesos were seized.
The tickets seized for Argentina Panama.
In all episodes, the offenders were notified that if they are repeat offenders they will incur a violation of article 239 of the Penal Code, regarding disobedience to a public official, which stipulates a prison sentence of 15 days to one year.
Obtaining the World Cup in Qatar caused a historic popularity peak for the Argentine National Team that went hand in hand with the demand to see Scaloni's team.
Last Thursday, more than a million and a half people made the virtual queue to access the nearly sixty thousand tickets that the Deportick company put up for sale for the game that will be played at the Monumental Stadium.
The operation was resolved in just over two hours, but since Monday there have been long queues at the River stadium where physical tickets began to be delivered to enter Thursday's match.
The rest of the entries that will complete the more than eighty thousand seats that the renovated Monumental has, were taken by agreements with companies and also by protocol.