SteveAndJulie via Flickr The quest for the Cup starts Wednesday. Police say hot tickets will likely mean more ticket scams.
Ahmed Dahir allegedly had a good racket going.
For months, the 28-year-old Burnsville man had reportedly been buying sporting events e-tickets through Ticketmaster with stolen plastic. Since it would be an hour or so before Ticketmaster flagged the illicit purchases, Dahir would already have them in his possession before anyone got wise and the ticket barcodes were invalidated.
What he did next is where the real capitalist component of the scam kicks in.More »