WRIGLEYVILLE — If you're still trying to score tickets to Friday night's sold-out Lady Gaga concert at Wrigley Field — watch out.
A South Side man was charged in a Craigslist scam this week after selling four fake tickets for $800 at a Downtown Starbucks, authorities said Friday.
Police arrested 42-year-old JB Anderson about 6:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of West North Avenue after a Bucktown man reported a fraudulent sale that occurred earlier that afternoon, court records show.
That man had met Anderson at 555 S. Dearborn St. about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday to buy four Lady Gaga tickets Anderson advertised on Craigslist, according to an arrest report.
Prosecutors said the tickets — which went for $800 — appeared to be fraudulent photocopies.
Officers were able to arrest Anderson after arranging a second sale at the 24-hour Starbucks at North Avenue and Wells Street just before 7 p.m., police said.
Anderson, of the 8700 block of South Justine Street, is charged with forgery and resisting arrest. Cook County Judge Laura Sullivan on Friday set bail at $50,000.
Lady Gaga will make history Friday as the first female headliner to play the Friendly Confines.