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London Olympics 2012 ticket touts face £20,000 fine

The maximum penalty for ticket touting at the 2012 London Olympics is set to be raised from £5,000 to £20,000, Home Secretary Theresa May has said.

Some 6.6 million tickets go on sale to the public next week.

The Home Office said an amendment to the London Olympic and Paralympic Games Act would be put to Parliament shortly.

Alice Bhandhukravi reports.

  • 10 Mar 2011
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