OKLAHOMA CITY - The tickets look real, but they're not!
Jared Graves answered a Craigslist ad, which offered floor seats to Friday night's sold-out Justin Timberlake show at Chesapeake Arena.
Jared said “Bye Bye Bye" to $300 cash.
The tickets were a present for his girlfriend and sister-in-law.
The pair was turned away at the door.
Kitt Letcher runs the Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma.
She says stick to legitimate sites or store fronts that are reputable.
On its website Ticketmaster says it does "...not guarantee the authenticity of tickets purchased from a non-authorized third party reseller."
Jared met the guy in-person, but didn't write down his Oklahoma tag number, he says because the guy was dressed to the nine.
Jared said, “He drove up in a nice BMW.”
Letcher says those are the best scammers.
“Because they don't look like someone devious or deceitful,” she said. “They look like you and me, like regular people.”
It’s likely whoever sold Jared the counterfeit tickets is using a prepaid cell phone, which is hard to trace.
Jared paid cash, so he has no recourse.
If he paid with a credit card or through his PayPal account he could dispute the payment.
Jared is a firm believer in "What Goes Around Comes Around."
“Watch out,” he says. “You'll get caught eventually.”
Jared filed a report with law enforcement.
If you think you were scammed by the same guy, call police.