Scalper ‘Assault’ Caused Website Jam for Bruce Springsteen Ticket Sales, Ticketmaster Says

via Billboard

by Dan Rys

The latest episode in the saga between Bruce Springsteen and Ticketmaster arose Friday when the company’s websites were jammed by what the company said was an “assault” from scalpers looking to hoard tickets for the Boss’ upcoming tour dates, which went on sale Jan. 27.

Fans attempting to buy tickets for Springsteen’s worldwide “Wrecking Ball” tour were met with frozen screens and were blocked from purchases, while at the same time StubHub and others in the secondary ticketing market had blocks of seats available for purchase, according to NBC.

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