Tips to Avoid Getting Scammed and Missing the Show – NBC Boston


More and more venues are reopening after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But before you start buying up tickets to concerts, shows and events, you may want to think twice about where you’re buying them.

“I’ve been going to concerts before Woodstock,” says Greg Ferrier of Middleborough, Massachusetts. “I’ve never had a problem before.”

But Ferrier recently bought tickets to a concert from a site he had never used before. He paid, but the tickets were never delivered.

“They were supposed to send us a link to get the tickets, it never happened, so we’re kind of out almost $400,” he said. “You learn the hard way, I guess.”

Caroline Andrews, who lives in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood, says her digital concert tickets didn’t come through, either.

“I bought five tickets. One for myself and my husband and three friends,” she said. “I felt bad for them that I had let them down by using a third party…

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