Trial begins for woman accused of defrauding Bieber fans

Oct. 8, 2013 at 9:08 PM
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OSLO, Norway, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A woman is on trial in Norway for allegedly defrauding Justin Bieber's fans of nearly $1.9 million by accepting money for concert tickets she never delivered.

The 28-year-old Telemark resident is accused of scamming people who posted advertisements on Norwegian websites saying they wanted to buy tickets to Bieber's 2012 show in Oslo, The Local reported.

Some victims paid as much as $600 apiece for tickets they never received, the report said.

The trial began Tuesday.

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