Police report sales of hundreds of fake tickets for ice hockey worlds

Police in Prague and Ostrava say they have recorded around 300 cases of fake or repeatedly sold tickets for games in the World Ice Hockey Championships. Damages resulting from the sale of illegitimate tickets during the first four days of the tournament amount to around CZK 700,000, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

The great majority of the cases have been reported in Prague, the police said. Most of the victims to date have been Czech hockey fans.

Author: Ian Willoughby