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Four arrested for scalping NCAA tournament tickets

Four arrested for scalping NCAA tournament tickets
Posted at 11:05 AM, Mar 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-26 12:05:30-04

Omaha Police made four arrests for ticket scalping near the CenturyLink Center prior to Kansas' Elite Eight victory against Duke.

According to police, the first arrests were made around 1:30 p.m. when one man was offering two $125 tickets for $500, another attempted to sell tickets at $600 apiece.

Closer to game time at around 3:20 p.m., a 51-year-old man was arrested for trying to sell four tickets valued at $125 for $300 each. Around the same time, another man tried to sell $125 tickets for $225, he was the only one from Omaha, the others were from Indiana, Michigan and Kansas. 

OPD had undercover officers in the area.