CHICAGO (CBS) — As the White Sox begin their playoff push today, a federal jury convicts a ticket broker of fraud.

The booker schemed to sell thousands of discounted Sox tickets without the team’s permission.

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Two employees in the White Sox ticket office provided Bruce Lee and his Great Tickets company with the tickets in exchange for $100,000.

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Lee then sold those 34,000 tickets on StubHub, earning more than $800,000.

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He’ll be sentenced in January. The Sox employees both pleaded guilty and are awaiting sentencing.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff