Social, economic and legal factors have contributed to the success of ticket scalpers. Recently enacted unfair trade practices laws now provide courts with the means to regulate scalping and to provide effective redress for aggrieved consumers
Thomas A. Diamond,
Ticket Scalping: A New Look at an Old Problem,
37 U. Miami L. Rev.
Available at: http://repository.law.miami.edu/umlr/vol37/iss1/4