Take That fans left counting the cost as tickets don’t arrive


HUNDREDS of Take That fans have been conned out of money and left with no tickets for their Scottish gigs.

Tens of thousands of pounds have has been lost by people who bought tickets for the bands Progress Live tour from site ticketindex.com

Now the site has been closed as officers from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) at the City of London Police investigate.

Carol Prest, 36, from Dundee bought four tickets from the site. But they didn’t arrive and she has been left counting the cost.

She said:

“I had an email confirming the tickets had been obtained and that the money had been taken from my account.

“It provided a reference number, had details about the concert and showed us where we would be sitting.

“My friends and I were really excited about it. “

Carol was told that she would get the tickets two weeks before the event but when they didn’t arrive she went online to investigate.

She found that the site was unavailable and every time she phoned the company it would go to answer machine.

Carol contacted Action Fraud which has received hundreds of similar reports from fans across the UK.

She added:

“I’m hoping to claim the money back from my credit card company. “

Take That are playing three sell-out dates at Hampden Park this week.

A total of 150,000 tickets have been sold for the band’s Scottish gigs since they went on sale on November 1.