Braves fans beware of World Series scams

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ATLANTA (WSAV) – As Atlanta Braves fans gear up for the World Series games, Georgia’s attorney general says to keep a wary eye on tickets.

State Attorney General Chris Carr says major sporting events often bring fake, void or stolen ticket sales that could pose a risk of financial or even identity theft.

“Awareness is key, and we encourage all consumers to be on guard against these types of scams,” said Carr. “We hope all fans enjoy this historic moment in Atlanta sports history while also taking the necessary steps to protect themselves and their wallets from potential scam artists.”

The attorney general’s office offers the following advice for fans:

  • Buy tickets from reputable sites. Check whether the business is accredited with the Better Business Bureau by going to bbb.org or search the internet for complaints and reviews of a…

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