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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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Officers attached to Central Police Station have labelled him "untouchable", as he has never been arrested despite accusations of assault by other touts and passengers.
Touts have probably harvested 20% of available tickets.
Touts who use computer software to bulk buy tickets will use these site to sell on the tickets to desperate punters at astonishing costs.
TICKET touts are in danger of ruining singer Adele's comeback tour for thousands of fans, an MP has warned.
His team-mate, Dyfed Morgan, said things were made even worse by touts buying tickets and selling them on for big profits.
In a bid to get rid of touts, the popular holiday resort of Ayia Napa will hire staff whose only job would be to report people and businesses who harass visitors, the mayor said.
Touts act as link between applicants &transport officials BRIBE CAN
GREEDY ticket touts are already selling tickets for Rugby World Cup events at inated prices - even though the contest doesn't start until September NEXT YEAR.
IT''S NOT just the online touts asking silly money for Liverpool FC tickets.
Labour MP Sharon Hodgson has called for a maximum 10% mark-up on the resale of tickets to deter professional touts and ensure tickets go to genuine fans at an affordable price.
ISLAMABAD -- People have voiced protest against touts rule in district court Islamabad, saying these touts are plundering innocent people through deceitful tactics.
POLICE seeking to prevent illegal ticket sales at the Olympics have warned spectators to think twice about buying from touts after making 16 arrests since the start of the Games.