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The Surreal Story of StubHub Screwing Over a Kobe Fan

As readers of TheLead know, we love nothing more than some good ol’ corporate muckraking, so when a reader named Jesse Sandler emailed us with a story that sounded too bizarre to be true – namely that he brilliantly bought four tickets to the Lakers’ last home game (in April against the Jazz) 18 days before Kobe announced his retirement, and a little over a month later, when the price of the tickets had appreciated almost 1000%, StubHub voided the purchase because he bought the tickets for too low of a price – we were excited for the possibility to highlight and (hopefully) rewrite the injustice.

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