Fifa files criminal complaint against ticket site Viagogo

Football governing body acts as part of crackdown on unauthorised World Cup sales

Fifa has filed a criminal complaint in Switzerland against the ticket website Viagogo as part of a crackdown on unauthorised World Cup sales.

The move by football’s world governing body, shortly after an undercover investigation by the Guardian revealed Viagogo’s involvement in the illegal resale of football tickets in the UK, represents the latest in a line of legal challenges to the company’s business practices. Last week, a UK government minister urged consumers to boycott Viagogo as National Trading Standards launched an investigation into allegations that it has persistently misled consumers, while the Competition and Markets Authority has separately threatened the company with court action.

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Source: the guardian
Fifa files criminal complaint against ticket site Viagogo