Hartford police make one arrest in bogus Springsteen ticket scam

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HARTFORD  — Police have arrested a man in connection with counterfeit concert tickets Wednesday night.

Michael,FinnimoreMicheal Finnemore, 50, of New Haven, was charged with forgery and larceny.

Police said they had received complaints from people who had purchased what turned out to be fake tickets for Wednesday’s Bruce Springsteen concert at the XL Center from an advertiser on Craigslist.

Police were given a description of the suspect and a phone number. Police were approached by the suspect, who tried to sell them tickets. They said the eight tickets he had with him turned out to be fake.

Police are continuing to investigate.