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​Ipswich Town owner charged over ticketing-touting case at Brazil Olympics

The owner of Championship Ipswich Town has been charged in connection with a ticket-touting case in August's Olympic Games in Brazil, reports BBC News.

Marcus Evans is among nine people investigated over ticket scalping, conspiracy and ambush marketing.

Mr Evans, who runs his own sports hospitality company, denied any wrongdoing and said the allegations are "totally without foundation".

A spokesman for Mr Evans, who runs the Marcus Evans Group and THG Sports, confirmed he was aware of the charges but referred to previous statements which said the companies had "acted at all times lawfully and any suggestion to the contrary is just not true".

Ian Ferris
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