North Texas Man Loses $900 In Cowboys Playoff Ticket Scam

Kristin Weisell
January 09, 2019 - 6:33 am
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ARLINGTON (1080 KRLD) - A North Texas man thought he scored tickets to last week’s game against Seattle, but lost hundreds of dollars in what turned out to be a scam.

Jaime Davila wanted a dream date with his new girlfriend Katie Rogers. Both of them love the Cowboys, and jumped at the chance to see them in the playoffs again. Jaime thought he found a deal on the website OfferUp, which had 4 playoff tickets for $900.

He arranged to meet the seller at Irving Mall to get a personal look at them. Jaime says he was more than a little skeptical about the man, but the tickets felt reassuringly real. As the seller started to leave, Jaime had the idea to get a video with him, just in case.

It turned out to be a good idea, as the tickets were proven fake when Jaime and Katie tried to get into the game.

Irving police are searching for the scammer, and say Jaime's video will really help them.

For anyone else trying to snag playoff tickets or buying anything from an online stranger, try meeting at your local police department and take a recording of your transaction.