‘ Police Arrest 11 People in Brazil in an International World Cup Ticket Touting Ring ‘

#AceWorldNews – BRAZIL (Sao Paulo) – July 04 – Police in Brazil say they have arrested 11 people and broken up an international gang that was involved in the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.

The scheme is said to have earned the gang as much as $90m (£52m) per tournament and could have been operating for four World Cups.

Some of the tickets seized were meant for sponsors, while others had been allocated to Brazil team officials.

Police believe some of the tickets were sold to foreign tourists.

BBC News International

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