Teen festival ticket scammer gets 21 month sentence
A teen who ran a Bestival ticket scam in 2015 has been jailed for 21 Months.
Benjamin Hyland-Ward, 19, of Westfield Avenue South, Saltdean, East Sussex admitted selling thousands of pounds worth of fake festival tickets.
As a result hundreds of people were left dissapointed and were unable to attend the music event on the Isle of Wight.
Hyland-Ward pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation at Lewes Crown Court.
He was sentenced on Friday to 21 months in a young offenders’ institution.