Fake Rick Ross Show Tickets Flood Zimbabwean Market
ROAR Entertainment, the organisers of Rick Ross’ maiden show in Zimbabwe have issued a ticket scam alert.
This comes after a fraudulent website was set up by an Instagram account purporting to sell tickets to the Grammy-nominated rapper’s Zimbabwe show.
The Instagram account set up an Event on Eventbrite. Eventbrite is an American event management and ticketing website service that allows users to browse, create, and promote local events.
Rick Ross Is scheduled to perform in Zimbabwe on 18 November at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC).
In an interview with a local publication, Zimbuzz, ROAR Entertainment spokesperson Ms Shally said they will announce the official payment platform in due course and urged Rick Ross fans not to risk losing money by buying the fake Rick Ross tickets on the internet.
She urged people to be on the lookout for these scams which she said have become rampant on social media. Ms Shally said:
We are going to release our tickets information officially on our social media handles, website as well as bonafide media organisations. We urge people to be on the lookout for these scams as they have become rampant on social media.
In related news, there was an uproar on social media following the announcement of US rapper Rick Ross’ concert ticket prices.
This led ROAR Entertainment, the organisers of the show, to release a statement in which they said they will explain and justify their pricing.
The early bird tickets have been pegged at US$50 per head and US$150 for VIP and will be available until August 31.
The VVIP silver ticket will cost US$3 000 while a VVIP gold ticket will cost US$4 000.
The biggest of them all is the VVIP platinum ticket which costs US$5 000 and some Zimbabweans were taken aback.