Nine Arrested for Selling Forged Super Bowl Tickets

Scottsdale police have arrested nine people suspected of selling forged Super Bowl tickets for thousands of dollars.

Sgt. Mark Clark said Sunday that a Massachusetts couple reporting unwittingly buying forged tickets for $2,500 from a man on the street Saturday.

Plain-clothed detectives spotted a man matching a description given by the couple, and the victims then positively identified him.

Police arrested the man, 34-year-old Keith Tingman, who had four forged tickets on him.

Clark says Tingman's arrest led them to two rooms and a car at a nearby Motel 6, where they found dozens of tickets and arrested seven more suspects.

He says one suspect was trying to eat five forged tickets when police found him.