Tickets tempt fibbers and scalpers

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's annual Christmas Concert is a hot ticket. It must be. People will do almost anything to get into the Conference Center to see the annual event.

Some people write letters explaining that they absolutely must have tickets for the upcoming concert because they have a terminal illness and won't be around to see next year's concert. Some of them really are sick; others send the same letter again the next year.

Some people apply for tickets a dozen times thinking it will increase their odds of securing tickets (it won't). They use fake addresses — some of them are empty lots — to circumvent the rule that limits applications to per household.

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