Italian police make arrest for 'beatification ticket' fraud
Catholic World News - March 18, 2011
Italian police have accused a tour guide of bilking tourists by selling false "tickets" to the May 1 beatification of Pope John Paul II.
The American-born suspect, who is already charged with conducting tours without a proper license, allegedly charged up to €177 (about $250) for counterfeit tickets to the beatification. The Vatican has repeatedly announced that no tickets will be required for entry at the beatification ceremony.
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