GC2018 tickets – avoid scams and only buy official

The countdown is on for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) and with tickets still available to see some of the world’s greatest athletes compete, the Financial Cyber Crime Group would like to remind everyone to be careful online and only buy tickets from official websites, Queensland Police say.

Only buy official

It is important to only buy tickets to the Games through official ticket sales channels, which are listed on the official Commonwealth Games website at www.gc2018.com/tickets.

Don’t trust search engine results as these may direct you to fake websites – only navigate to official ticket sellers.

The Stay Smart Online website also offers further information.

To avoid becoming a victim of Cyber Crime and to find out how to report these matters, visit the R U in Control page on the MyPolice blog.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers.

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