Something went wrong with the connection!
 Breaking News

Indian American arrested over Super Bowl ticket scam

Indian American arrested over Super Bowl ticket scam
February 14
11:02 2019

India Post News Service
ATLANTA: A leading Indian American businessman in Atlanta area has allegedly swindled many Super Bowl lovers thousands of dollars as part of a very well thought out ticket scam that involved promise of selling tickets but not delivering them at all.
48-year-old Ketan Shah of Lawrenceville was arrested at a California casino and has been charged with felony theft by conversion. He is alleged to have duped half a dozen people by offering to sell Super Bowl tickets.

By the time the police began investigating the case; Shah just disappeared and was reportedly travelling to different places. He was reported as a missing person, showed up at his home after going to Las Vegas in a “mid-life crisis” and disappeared again.
According to the Police, at least six people – one who is said to be Shah’s own mother – reported that Ketan offered to sell them Super Bowl tickets $5000 a piece. Gwinnett Police discovered that Shah had traveled to different places like Florida, Alabama, New Mexico but was eventually arrested when a casino worker in Riverside, California recognized him and reported him to the local sheriff’s office.

The casino worker recognized Shah’s face after seeing a news story about an alleged Super Bowl ticket scam. He became suspicious when Shah began purchasing expensive gifts with large amounts of cash for the woman he was with. Shah was allegedly gambling with his victims’ money, including his mother’s, at the time of his arrest.
Shah is in custody in California pending extradition back to Gwinnett County. He was active in community affairs being a director of the Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber website says that Shah has been suspended from its board of directors and added that it has no connection to the alleged scheme.



Related Articles

E-paper Latest Edition

Subscribe to our Digital Edition



Tracy Hills

ADVERTISEMENT – Mountain House Living

Mountain House

ADVERTISEMENT – Ponderosa Homes

Ponderosa Homes


Star Tours


Robson Homes Builders - Silicon Valley

ADVERTISEMENT – Global Holidays

Global Holidays Early Bird Discounts



It’s a lovely book. It feels energetically clear and light. It’s easy to read, dip in and out and most importantly it offers information without fluff! Blessings on this project.

Jac O’Keeffe
Spirituality teacher based in USA.

*Available on Amazon, Flipkart & other online stores*

Follow us On Twitter

#BREAKING BSP chief #Mayawati declares she won't contest Lok Sabha elections this time #Mayawati
h J R
#WeWantChowkidar in the United States. NRI's stand up in support of @narendramodi ! Narendra Modi has again created…
h J R
A legendary Common man. You will always remain in our hearts. A true Indian national. We hope you lived longer to m…
h J R
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says 40 people have been killed in shootings at two mosques in Christchur…
h J R


Was This the Best Pravasi Bhartiya Divas?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Subscribe To Our Mailing List

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Subscribe to IndiaPost by Email



Download Media Kit