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Gardai warn Electric Picnic fans to be cautious of fake tickets

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An Garda Síochána are warning fans heading to Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, next weekend to be on the lookout for fake tickets.

Fake print-at-home tickets for Electric Picnic are being sold online.

The print-at-home ticket format has not been used for Electric Picnic and they recommend that the public do not buy from unauthorized or unknown sources.

An Garda Síochána are also warning that third party payment sites are being used to take money off unsuspecting fans in these scams.

Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan, of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau, today said “We are working closely with the organisers to prevent fans being left disappointed by the activities of criminals.

“It is important to stress that the print-at-home format is not being used for Electric Picnic and that the public only buy tickets from authorised sources.”

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