Ticket Heist: Olympic Games and Sporting Events at Risk

July 10, 2024, 10:01 a.m.


This analysis examines an ongoing, undetected fraudulent campaign named 'Ticket Heist' targeting Russian-speaking users, several Eastern European countries, and English-speaking individuals seeking tickets for various sporting events and festivals. The campaign involves a network of 708 fraudulent domains impersonating official ticketing websites, escalating in 2023 and 2024. The impacts include financial losses, reputational damage, and erosion of trust in major events. The campaign primarily targets the Olympic Games Paris 2024 and UEFA EURO 2024, exploiting individuals' desire to bypass sanctions or attend high-profile events. Ticket prices on fraudulent sites are significantly inflated compared to official sources.


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