KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It maybe the coldest game in Arrowhead history, but it’s the hottest ticket in town. And a diehard Chiefs fan wants to warn you about a growing type of ticket scam.
Chris Munsterman was selling a few of his tickets online. He said he used StubHub and eBay to try to sell them.
He soon got a message from someone on eBay. That message said someone stole his pictures and ticket information and used it to try to scam ticket buyers on Craigslist.
"I'm not a big fan of people trying to take from my family and if you are a Chiefs fan, you are my family," Munsterman said.
Once he saw the post offering the tickets for $300 on Craigslist, Munsterman said he called and texted the number on the post. He also alerted police.
"I got these tickets front row seats for 300 bucks, which 300 bucks for front row seats, come on! You see that, it's probably too good to be true," he said.
Munsterman then took matters into his own hands. He posted the scam on the Stolen KC Facebook page.
"You don't want to see someone go through this and get scammed. If you are a fan, a die hard fan, you save up all your money and want to go to this game and it turns out to be a scam" he said "I'm the type of person, I'm not okay with that happening. So I'm going to do whatever I can to prevent that from happening."
Eventually the scam post was removed from Craigslist
"I want people to think before they buy. If it's too good to be true, it's absolutely not."
Tickets for Less recently told 41 Action News says they are seeing a trend of people selling screenshots of tickets.
The Chiefs said fans should avoid those kinds of tickets along with pre-printed tickets.
Munsterman, along with the Chiefs and Tickets for Less suggest buying form sites associated with the organization.
"I want people to think before they buy," Munsterman said.