Scammers Create Fraudulent Olympics Ticketing Websites


Proofpoint recently identified a fraudulent website purporting to sell tickets to the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games.

It was notably listed as the second sponsored search result on Google, after the official website, when searching for “Paris 2024 tickets,” and related searches. The site was just one of many. According to the French Gendarmerie Nationale, their efforts in collaboration with Olympics partners have identified 338 fraudulent Olympics ticketing websites. Of these, 51 have been shut down, with 140 receiving formal notices from law enforcement.

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Source: Proofpoint


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