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Eric Church Declares War on Scalpers, Reclaims Thousands of Tickets

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Eric Church is fighting back against ticket scalpers.

The Chief took to Twitter on Thursday to declare war on overpriced ticket resales. The “Mr. Misunderstood” singer says his team canceled a thousand ticket orders made by scalpers. Then, the scalped tickets were put back up for sale on Ticketmaster.

The ticket recovery in Brooklyn, Boston and Sioux Falls is part of Church’s larger effort to keep tickets out of the hands of secondary retailers and in the hands of “true fans.” Church posted a statement on his website, vowing to cancel all orders made by scalpers.

“In this era where complacency seems to be the norm, we wanted to do everything within our power to put the advantage in the hands of true fans rather than those that take advantage of the system,” the statement says.

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This isn’t the first time Church has cracked down on ticket resales. The Chief’s been known to cancel scalpers’ orders on previous tours, too.

In January, fans can catch Church on his 60-date 2017 Holdin’ My Own Tour. You can find a full list of tour dates here.

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Eric Church Declares War on Scalpers, Reclaims Thousands of Tickets