Brazilian police catch illegal Olympics ticket sellers

Authorities in Brazil have broken up a group of scalpers that tried to illegally sell tickets to the Rio Olympics. Police say the black market ring had over 700 tickets, which it offered to customers at exorbitant prices. The suspects reportedly bought the tickets legally, then attempted to resell them via social media. Officials say one ticket was sold for ten times the original price. Olympic tickets are priced from $10.89 (AED 40 dirhams).

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