Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 1/27/13
Ashley Repp didn't hesitate as she and her fiance handed over $2,200 to a scalper wearing a No. 10 Eli Manning New York Giants jersey. "He seemed like a nice guy," Repp told FOXSports.com. "There wasn't anything weird about him or anything. He wasn't sketchy, dirty or unsettling in any way." For all the cash the young couple had on them, they were handed two tickets to Super Bowl XLVI -- or at least what they thought were tickets to last year's title game in Indianapolis. Both tickets turned out to be counterfeit, something Repp and Brandon Landuyt realized when they were turned away from Lucas Oil Stadium a couple of hours before kickoff. Repp and Landuyt filed one of the 27 reports of counterfeit Super Bowl tickets with Indianapolis police, according to department spokesman Michael Hewitt. (A federal law-enforcement official told FOXSports.com that about 200 people were turned away with counterfeit tickets last year.) Despite recent outreach efforts -- including teams such as...
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