NY AG warns Mets, Yankees fans to watch out for ticket scams

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says fans of the New York Mets and the New York Yankees hoping to see playoff games should make

Schneiderman says fans should watch out for ticket prices that seem too good to be true, and should avoid paying by cash or wire transfer in favor of credit cards.

Schneiderman says fans should watch out for ticket prices that seem too good to be true, and should avoid paying by cash or wire transfer in favor of credit cards. (10/5/15)

NEW YORK - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says fans of the New York Mets and the New York Yankees hoping to see playoff games should make sure they don't fall for ticket scams.

He says scammers often target major sporting events.

Schneiderman says fans should watch out for ticket prices that seem too good to be true, and should avoid paying by cash or wire transfer in favor of credit cards.

The playoffs start on Tuesday. The Mets are in the playoffs for the first time since 2006, and the Yankees for the first time since 2012.

The teams played each other for the World Series in 2000, with the Yankees winning.

More on this topic

Ticket fraud

Attorney General's Office

Call : 800-771-7755

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

DogAbility founder and director Sass Levine says the 1 Organization that trains therapy dogs struggles to find new home
The organization says the property and the buildings 2 Civic association fights for action at former psychiatric center
Rockville Centre Police have confirmed that they have 3 NYPD detective charged with public lewdness incidents on LI
Brookhaven Town tore down the Old Ridge Motel 4 Brookhaven Town demolishes Ridge Motel East
Nassau Police are investigating another Carvel robbery, this 5 Police: Carvel robbed at knifepoint in Westbury

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE