BOOKING BONANZA: Tickets for cricket matches featuring teams from the subcontinent or Bollywood concerts are often resold at many times their face value on sites such as Seatwave (left), and StubHub (below left)

by NADEEM BADSHAH ONLINE TICKET SITES ACCUSED OF CHARGING INFLATED FEES FOR POPULAR EVENTS WEBSITES which facilitate the purchase and resale of tickets to Bollywood con­certs and sports events have been criti­cised by campaigners over the booking fees they charge customers. Sellers on the online platforms have also been accused of taking advantage of die­hard fans with the prices they are setting for tickets for gigs and cricket matches. On Viagogo, Britain’s biggest secondary ticketing website, a ticket to see Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s concert in Leicester in July ranged from £40-152, but that did not in­clude a delivery fee,…