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The global online event ticket market is strong and growing, valued at $30 billion annually, and exhibiting an impressive 19% compound annual growth rate. In the US alone, revenue is expected to exceed $10 billion in 2017.

The move online has clearly benefited consumers, but the changing business landscape creates challenges for ticket sellers. One such challenge stems from the high resale value of tickets, combined with an increase in the liquidity of secondary markets. This combination attracts fraudsters who are looking for a quick score. They can buy expensive tickets with stolen credit card information and then easily sell them secondhand.

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We recently published a report on fraud in the ticketing industry, based on data we compiled in the process of our work with leading ticketing merchants. Now, we’ve taken some of the key data sets from it and presented them in an informative infographic. Use it to get a visual window into the patterns fraudsters exhibit when targeting event ticket sales. After you’ve finished looking it over, you can download the report itself to gain even more insights into the data presented here.

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