Police warn CT Jazz fest fraudsters
Police have warned those who bought tickets fraudulently for the CT International Jazz Festival to stay away.
CAPE TOWN - Police have threatened to take serious action against people selling fraudulent accreditation bands for the Cape Town International Jazz Festival this weekend.
Two people were arrested in Green Point on Friday after police caught them in the act.
Festival organiser espAfrika says more than 1,000 tickets have been bought using stolen or fraudulent credit cards.
EspAfrika's spokesperson John Boyd says, "These purchases took place mostly in Johannesburg and in Gauteng. We do have the details of these specific tickets and people who come to the festival, who are in possession of one of these tickets which were bought with stolen credit cards, will unfortunately be turned away."
American singer Jill Scott is also set to perform at the event.