In this latest digital world of booking tickets online and not even needing a physical ticket, everyone is feeling happy for saving the time of standing in ticket queues. But at the same time, the risk of getting cheated got increased.
Other day people flocked a website named www.newtickets.in that has been busy selling tickets of Baahubali: The Conclusion which is due for release this Friday, April 28th. To cash on the craze going on, this website created a huge database of theatres, occupancy screens and sold thousands of tickets. Those who brought the tickets are happy that they are going to watch the film on the first day itself.
But those theatres that are being seen houseful on other ticket booking sites are seen fully empty inside this website. Sensing some foul play few people approached Cyber Crime sleuths and much to their doubts, their fear has come true. This is the biggest ticket scam as the website looted Baahubali lovers.
Without really getting associated with any theatre, single screen or multiple, this website has been selling fake tickets all the time, and all those who brought the tickets have got conned. Literally, some lakhs of rupees is what they have made from the scam. Police are currently trying to find out the culprits while the website is down already.