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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Sues Brown Paper Tickets After Company Receives 600 Complaints

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The lawsuit claims that Brown Paper Tickets owes $6 million to event producers.

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Sues Brown Paper Tickets After Company Receives 600 Complaints

The Seattle Times has reported that Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against the Seattle-based ticket broker Brown Paper Tickets after the company received almost 600 customer complaints.

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According to the lawsuit, Brown Paper Tickets currently owes $6 million to event producers who were never paid their box-office revenues and $760,000 in refunds to people who bought tickets for events that were canceled due to the ongoing global health crisis.

The complaint states:

"The State alleges that Brown Paper Tickets engaged in unfair or deceptive acts or practices in violation of the Consumer Protection Act....Brown Paper Tickets had failed to remit payment to event organizers for events that took place and has failed to provide refunds to ticket buyers who purchased tickets for cancelled or rescheduled events."

The complaint asks the King County Superior Court to order restitution payments to ticket buyers and event producers. It also asks them to fine Brown Paper Tickets up to $2,000 per violation of the Consumer Protection Act.

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