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The investigation continues for the sale of false tickets to see Messi and the Argentine National Team: who is the Justice pointing to?


The only one arrested for that contravention was released. However, from the specialized prosecutor's office they try to unravel who the suppliers were.

Investigations into

ticket resale scams

in the friendly between




at the Monumental and the celebrations of obtaining the third world cup, last Thursday at the Monumental, continue.

And now a line is being followed that points to the subsidiaries and supporters clubs of different clubs. 



was able to find out, those fake tickets, whose falsification was very successful and could lead to confusion, according to what they commented from the security organizations of the City of Buenos Aires, would have been introduced by people who generally organize trips for that people from the interior go to see their teams in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area, although they did not reveal which clubs they are from.


Specialized Prosecutor for Massive Events

analyzes several causes, for which there were two arrests, one for robbery and the other for resale, on Thursday, in the vicinity of the Monument.

The individual they found reselling tickets was investigated on Friday and since he had no criminal record, he was released.

The sadness of a boy who was left out of the Monumental party.

Photo: Juano Tesone

In this case, that person had fallen after four boys from Mendoza, who were unable to enter the stadium, searched for members of the City Police, denounced him and captured him in flagrante delicto, that is, with the evidence that he had committed the crime at that time.

He had cheated a bus with 60 members

, who had false tickets and had to return to their province with anger and grief for not having been able to enjoy the event.

It was not the only bleak postcard of the afternoon

: around 200 people, the vast majority of parents with their children crying or outraged, trying to understand why those tickets that were the ticket to absolute happiness were bouncing.

These scenes took place at the corner of Avenida Udaondo and Avenida Figueroa Alcorta.

That group could not get around the last of the controls because the turnstile indicated that the entry was invalid.

The apocryphal tickets seized in the vicinity of the stadium.

City Police press photo.

Those 200 people who were waiting for some answers were from Tandil.

They bought the ticket, for which they paid around 70,000 pesos per person.

"The boy who sold them came on one of the buses, so we understand that he is also a victim of the scam," the unfortunate told Clarín.

They were not the only ones: two other buses from Mendoza, one from Entre Ríos and another from La Pampa suffered the same fate: all the travelers had false tickets.

The one who came from La Pampa, shortly before the start of the game, was detected by the City Police, which had 52 tickets ready for resale.

After the intervention, the Justice opened proceedings for violation of Article 108 (Reselling tickets).

The Violations and Misdemeanors in Massive Events Division observed a long-distance transport "with beacons and two men at the foot of the door gesturing with a wad of tickets" at the intersection of Avenida Libertador and Manuela Pedraza.

When asked for identification, they claimed to be "partners of a tourism and transportation company in the province of La Pampa," while one declared having purchased 52 tickets from a third party.

The Misdemeanor and Offense Criminal Prosecutor No. 35 ordered those involved to go through the various prevention and security devices, for entry verification.

He also requested the kidnapping of cell phones for the purpose of being examined.

And the investigation continues, waiting to be able to identify the scammers who played with the illusion of many people.

Source: clarin

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