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tout

1. 
a. a person who spies on racehorses so as to obtain betting information to sell
b. a person who sells information obtained by such spying
2. a person who sells tickets unofficially for a heavily booked sporting event, concert, etc., at greatly inflated prices
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On tonight's programme, Ynys Mon AM Rhun ap Iorwerth joinscalls to introduce a new law to clamp down on touts.
We urge the owners of hotels, restaurants, apartments, and others who face a problem, to contact us so that we can send around an individual who will report or prevent touts from entering their facilities and harass their customers," Karousos said.
And we found that whether it is for a fitness certificate or any other certificate Turn to Page 10 need technicians to stay fit, but touts.
Mr Watson is a member of a cross-party group of MPs campaigning for a crackdown on ticket touts.
Many touts have as many as 10 membership tickets and are making a packet by buying match tickets in advance.
The people said that these touts entrapped them through glib talks and help them seek bail on forged papers.
The head of the Metropolitan Police's Operation Podium, Detective Superintendent Nick Downing, said: "My team has been working tirelessly to clamp down on ticket touts.
Tough new legislation could see touts face a huge pounds 20,000 fine or even jail time, with cases fast-tracked through the courts system.
RAWALPINDI -- The tout mafia and agents rules outside Excise and Taxation office Rawalpindi as their fast growing illegal activities are going unchecked and it seems that the authorities concerned are least interested to control the problem turning a blind eye on it.
Experts say touts could make a total of pounds 40 million.
Tout enables iPhone users to "in one click" capture quick 15-second video messages that are instantly pushed out to friends, family, followers -- or the whole world -- through Twitter, Facebook, SMS and email.
Not content with racking up massive profits at venues, touts have been setting up fake websites to draw in gullible fans with promises of concert tickets that sometimes never arrive.