scalping tickets

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Country: United States of America
State: New York

I have recently purchased tickets for a concert taking place at Madison Square Garden in NYC. Unfortunately, I will be unable to attend. I want to resell these tickets legally, but they are currently selling for much more than face value. How do I go about selling them legally. Would selling them from a state outside of NY help matters?


If you sell to friends etc. that normally will clear up any problem...
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Arkansas Representative Douglas House (R) on efforts to repeal the ban on scalping tickets to music events, in the Times Record.
brokers for allegedly scalping tickets in violation of a Kansas City municipal ordinance to the Kansas City concert: GoTickets, Inc.
We continue to read about people arrested for scalping tickets for events across practically every league and every category of event and that has really reinforced our belief that our Saints fans deserve a safe, secure team-sanctioned resale site.
Crasnick said: ``I see guys outside the arena scalping tickets and I'm thinking, 'They're paying me to go inside.
When Stones lead singer Mick Jagger welcomed the governor, he was lustily booed, and even Jagger mocked Schwarzenegger noting "As a matter of fact, he was seen out in front of Fenway Park tonight raising funds by scalping tickets and tee-shirts.
One time, Rebecca Lobo and I are walking outside the arena and I go, 'Holy cow, Rebecca, people are outside scalping tickets.
Fans are scalping tickets - one pair on the 50-yard line, with a parking pass, was reportedly bid past $1,000 on eBay.
Ten were nabbed for scalping tickets, three for public drunkenness and two for copyright issues.
At one point, we were shooting from the top of a double-decker bus, with my character, Gary, scalping tickets in Shubert Alley.