Ticket fraud warning after string of incidents

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Police are warning people to be wary of online ticket fraudsters after a number of people were caught out trying to buy tickets for a popular music fesitval through social media sites such as Facebook.

Officers are advising buyers to only buy tickets from official outlets following a string of incidents where a seller took money for tickets he did not own.

Terry Beckwith is facing charges in connection with ten offences of fraud by false representation where he purported to sell tickets for V Festival in 2010 and 2011.