NEWARK, N.J. (WPIX)—
Federal prosecutors in Newark charged Kenneth Lowson, 37, and Kristofer Kirsch, 36, Faisal Nahdi, 36, Joel Stevenson, 37, with fraduently obtaining more than a million tickets. The indictment charges the men with multiple wire fraud counts and gaining unauthorized access to computer systems.
The men are accused of running Nevada-based "Wiseguy Tickets," and creating computer programs that mimicked individual ticket buyers to converge on ticket Web sites. The programs were able to bypass safeguards which are reportedly meant to restrict the number of tickets each customer can purchase.