Earlier today we published a blog about a woman who was selling tickets to Kid Rock and Brantley Gilbert at the Xfinity Center, alleging to be raising money for her niece with cancer. The problem was that the tickets were for a concert that took place in September 2018, which certainly seemed scammy. Turns out it was actually a case of older lady doesn’t know how the Internet machine works, because she messaged explaining her dilemma.
Here’s the deal. I reached out to her about the tickets on Friday and a couple times over the weekend. They were up all weekend and I never heard back. A bunch of people sent this to us, it seemed shady so we blogged about it. But here’s the same post she made over a year ago for the tickets.
So what looks like may have happened here is she put the tickets on sale on Facebook marketplace, then shared it to the local community pages last year. I’m guessing she got some sort of notification from Facebook about the one year anniversary of a post or something and she hit the share button again. This time it came up at $180 instead of $160, but I’m willing to give her the benefit of the doubt because she really sounds like she has no fucking clue what’s going on. If I’m being scammed here then so be it. But there’s just something about an older lady navigating the Facebook machine the wrong way that I just trust.
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