I did it once for a Monday night game in like 2006. I got really nervous. Nobody wants to be duped. Since then I've always bought from Ticketmaster or ticket exchange. Oh and the ticket was legit. Obviously scalpers are more inclined to dupe tickets when the demand is high.
I scalp on average 4 games a year and have been since I moved to Charlotte in 2007. I've purchased two fake tickets during that time. One was against the cardinals in 2008 and the other against the giants last year (I think). I was successful getting into the stadium for the cardinals game but not so lucky for the giants. I live by three scalping rules:
1. If possible, take a look at a real ticket and examine it before scalping. I always examine my buddies beforehand. The ticket I bought for the cards game had bigger ridges and the wrong beer sponser on the back. Other then that, it was legit as hell. Fooled me.
2. I never buy printed-off tickets. Its too easy to duplicate. Yep, bought one of these for the giants game.
3. If its too good to be true, it probably is. You're not going to get a 300 level ticket for upper level price (at least before kickoff)
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