Unauthorised Olympic Ticket Sellers
Warning from the Metropolitan Police Service
The Met Police is today warning members of the public who may
have bought tickets for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games
through the website www.liveolympictickets.com
that the site is not authorised and they may not get their
Anyone who has bought a ticket for the Games from this website
is urged to:
- contact the company you originally tried to buy tickets
- contact your method of payment service provider and draw this
matter to their attention
Detective Superintendent Nick Downing from the Met
'This website is not authorised to sell Olympic and Paralympic
tickets and people who have bought from them may find that they do
not receive any tickets or they are unable to get into the venue.
If you have bought any tickets for the Games from
liveolympictickets, please take action now.
The website has now been suspended as our investigation
Other websites that police have previously issued warnings about
Buying tickets safely
The only way to buy tickets for this summer's Games, safely and
securely, is via www.london2012.com. If you buy
from an unofficial site or from a tout, you risk paying over the
odds for a ticket that may not exist, may not be genuine and you
risk not getting to see the Games. You should not travel unless you
have received the tickets you purchased.
If you believe you have been a victim of ticket related fraud,
please report it via the Action Fraud website.