PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Millions of Ticketmaster customers are getting offers for free tickets, thanks to a 13-year-old lawsuit.
The suit, first filed in 2003, alleged Ticketmaster was charging “excessive and deceptive fees.”READ MORE: Parents Frustrated After Violent Week Across Pittsburgh Public Schools
Ticketmaster denies the claims, but settled the lawsuit in April.
Now, the company will issue $45 million worth in cash, discounts, and tickets to U.S. customers who made purchases on its website between October 1999 and February 2013 and paid an “order processing fee” that was never refunded.READ MORE: Vigil For COVID-19 Victims Held In Westmoreland County
Ticketmaster says customers will get a ticket code in their accounts, which can be redeemed for two general admission tickets to selected events and venues owned and operated by Live Nation entertainment.
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