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Scalpers Are Reselling Tickets To Bruno Mars' Sold-Out Concert In KL For Up To RM4,256

Tickets were originally priced from RM398 to RM888.

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Tickets for Bruno Mars' long-awaited concert in Malaysia officially went on sale this morning at 10am. However, to many Malaysian fans' dismay, all tickets to the show were already snapped up in less than two hours.

Image via SAYS

Organised by PR Worldwide and Live Nation, tickets to the concert were only available for purchase online via PR Worldwide's website and MyTicket Asia.

While some fans managed to get past the queue and eventually purchased their tickets, quite a number of fans were stuck in the queue or encountered payment errors despite having successfully selected their seats

It didn't take long for scalpers to put up tickets to the sold-out concert on reseller sites like Viagogo and StubHub at severely marked up prices

Image via Viagogo

At the time of writing, tickets that were originally priced from RM398 to RM888 are now being sold for at least RM1,193 and up to RM4,256 each. It should be noted that these websites are not officially authorised by the organisers to sell tickets to the concert.

Image via StubHub

In one instance, a couple of CAT 3 tickets (originally priced at RM398) are being peddled for RM3,281.65 each. That's more than eight times its original price!

Image via StubHub

A quick search on e-marketplace Carousell also brought up several sellers who are "letting go" of their tickets for up to RM1,800 each at the time of writing

Image via Carousell

For those who did not manage to get tickets to the show, there may be hope yet. In a statement posted on their Facebook page, PR Worldwide said that they may be negotiating "additional capacity" with Bruno Mars' team.

The company also advised fans to refrain from purchasing tickets via unauthorised sellers as they may be voided and refused entry to the venue.

Ticket scalpers remain an issue for both event organisers and genuine fans alike, especially when it comes to high-demand concerts:

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