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.READ MORE: Cook County Leaders Visit Harvey To Help Identify Water Main Issue; Dixmoor Residents Continue To Face Challenges
Two employees in the White Sox ticket office provided Bruce Lee and his Great Tickets company with the tickets in exchange for $100,000.READ MORE: Kenosha County Sheriff's Deputy Shoots Chicago Homicide Suspect At Bristol Gas Station; Suspect Shot Police K-9 During Confrontation
Lee then sold those 34,000 tickets on StubHub, earning more than $800,000.MORE NEWS: FBI: Remains Found In Florida Park Are Brian Laundrie’s
He’ll be sentenced in January. The Sox employees both pleaded guilty and are awaiting sentencing.