in ticket sales for a non-existent gig publicized by a fake concert
promoter. More than 1,500 people purchased tickets for about $40 each
before the scam was revealed by the Jakarta Globe, a local English-language newspaper.
learning of the scam, the members of Mötley Crüe issued a statement on
their website clarifying that they had no plans to perform in Jakarta or
anywhere else in Indonesia. A police investigation into the ticket scam
is underway, but Central Jakarta district police chief Lt. Col. Angesta
Romano Yoyol told the Associated Press that there are no suspects.
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