Police Warn of Indonesia-Argentina Football Match Ticket Scams
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Indonesian National Police have called for the general public to be wary of scams offering fake tickets to the much-anticipated FIFA Matchday between the national football teams of Indonesia and Argentina.
“We must learn from the ticket scams for the Coldplay concert. We call on people to remain vigilant,” said the West Jakarta Metro Police Chief commissioner general M. Syahduddi in Jakarta on Thursday, June 8.
He reminded people that ticket swindlers will likely utilize online platforms and social media but confirmed that there had been zero reports related to the ticket of Indonesia and Argentina friendly football match.
“We urge people to not hesitate in reporting to the police if they find indications of ticket scams,” he said.
The Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) has sold 60,000 tickets for fans to view the exciting match between Indonesia and Argentina. Ticket sales were open from Monday, June 5, and lasted until Wednesday, June 7. The match will be held at the city’s Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) stadium on June 19.
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