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The man wanted for a $1 million dollar Super Bowl LIII ticket scam has finally been apprehended. Ketan Shah is accused of collecting over $1 million dollars for Super Bowl tickets and VIP events that he never actually provided. Shah reportedly even scammed his own mother with the fake tickets.


This is a scheme so stupid, it's like he got the idea from watching the Fyre Festival documentaries. 

With such a harebrained scheme, it's only fitting Shah was brought to justice by an observant local teenager, David Halliday. Shah came into a spa in Temecula, California, where Halliday works, reportedly acting very strange and paying for everything in cash.


Halliday then decided to Google Ketan Shah's name and discovered he was wanted for the Super Bowl scam. He tipped off the spa's security staff, who alerted the local authorities, and Shah was arrested.

Ultimately, Shah's idiotic scheme didn't work, and this is likely the last we'll hear from the scammer. But if someone decides to make a documentary about this, I've got the perfect title: "The Shah-Shank Redemption." 


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