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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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POLICE are investigating Manchester United security chief Ned Kelly's business dealings over the last 10 years - after the Sunday Mirror exposed him as a ticket tout.
Abdul Fareed explained that touts usually secure clients for law firms, receiving commissions for doing so.
They have taken legal action against 11 touts with one of them getting a six month jail term and taken injunctions against the rest to stop them being near Stamford Bridge on match days.
But there are touts who can get you a ticket for any destination on any train.
SCOTLAND'S hottest pop star Lewis Capaldi has rooted out touts who nabbed tickets for his sell-out gigs.
Failing to comply with the order would result in ticket touts being required to leave the area for up to 24 hours, as well as being slapped with a PS75 fixed penalty notice.
We're grateful for the support of Sefton Council on trying to eradicate these unpleasant and often criminal activities of touts and look forward to continuing to work closely with the council."
MULTAN -- Regional Police Officer (RPO) Waseem Ahmad Khan has decided launching a crackdown on "touts" as data regarding touts visiting different police stations and government offices has been gathered by the regional police.
MONEY-GRABBING touts are ripping off George Ezra fans, with tickets for his sell-out Metro Radio Arena show being sold for seven times their face value.
By NATION REPORTERA matatu tout accused of assaulting passengers at Tea Room in Nairobi allegedly works with senior police officers to collect bribes from drivers, the Daily Nation has learnt.Mr Felix Mwingirwa, fellow touts said, is very close with police officers and is tasked with collecting bribes from matatu drivers for those attached to the traffic bases in Nairobi and depositing the money in bank accounts.
A word in the right ear and the armies of Westeros could sort the touts out once and for all.
GREEDY touts will rake in at least PS1million selling Harry Potter tickets at rip-off prices.