Three men arrested in Spain for selling fake UCL final tickets

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Police in Spain have arrested three suspects for selling fake UCL final tickets

Police in Spain have arrested three suspects for selling fake UCL final tickets.

Police have paraded three men in Spain making attempts to sell fake UCL final tickets to unsuspected members of the public.

The trio of Italians were spotted outside the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium in Madrid, carrying authentic seating plans.

They had 21 false tickets on them, together with 3,180 euros (£2,803) in cash and five envelopes with the letterhead of the Champions League.

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One of the men tried to make his escape on foot but was intercepted.

The police were called to the stadium after several people went to the box office and reported seeing several men selling tickets

Some Officers went to the stadium and identified the trio from the descriptions given,’ said a spokesman.

One of the men tried to run way but was caught and arrested. Another tried to leave the area to get rid of five white envelopes with the emblem of the Champions League but was also stopped.’

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Checks were made of the tickets, including cross-checking the QR codes which did not register, and all were found to be false.

The suspects were then arrested and taken to the National Police station for investigations.

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