The Consumer Rights Act 2015 and Secondary Ticketing Transparency

    May 2015

    The secondary ticketing market is worth up to £1 billion per year, with ticket fraud estimated to generate £40 million per year for organised crime networks.  Whilst some claim it provides a platform for “classic entrepreneurs” others, including a police unit set up to tackle Olympics-related crime, has warned that its lack of regulation encourages unscrupulous practices and a lack of transparency.