Augusta-area company sued over Masters Tournament tickets

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:43 PM
Last updated 9:38 PM
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A Canadian entertainment company has filed suit against an Augusta-area firm over the delivery of 100 tickets for this year’s Masters Tournament.

Global Events Manage­ment Group filed the federal lawsuit Monday against Joseph Mullins and Mullins Management seeking a minimum of $1.3 million in compensatory and punitive damages.

According to the complaint, Global contracted with Mullins to provide 111 four-day passes to the tournament in 2012 without any problems.

Global, however, claims Mullins violated its 2013 contract to provide 100 four-day passes and additional services for Global customers. Global included as exhibits receipts for $342,000 the Ontario company contends it sent to cover the cost of the tickets, housing and transportation.

When Global customers reached Augusta, there were no tickets, and, according to the lawsuit, Mullins told the customers that Global was to blame because it had not made payments. Mullins told the customers that he could get them tickets for additional fees, according to the lawsuit.

In addition to breach of contract, Global is seeking damages for slander.

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justthefacts
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justthefacts 06/21/13 - 07:47 am
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donna

Your question: "To the person who suggest they buy the tickets being scalped....Why? Why would they need or want to do this? Doesn't make sense."
So they can take the person selling the ticket to the broker off the list for next year.

Brandy55
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Brandy55 06/21/13 - 09:29 am
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Global seems to be real crook

they have some shaky reviews on line. seems like this is normal for them to show up and not deliver what they promise.
Id love to hear the rest of this story

Brandy55
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Brandy55 06/21/13 - 09:40 am
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Why are these type companies not stopped

global has a lot of reviews on the ripoff report
complaints Board
Canadian complaints
Why are these companies allowed to come back.
looks like the local guys may have found out and decided to take a stand and say no more scams

Brandy55
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Brandy55 06/21/13 - 04:02 pm
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Doesn't add up

Why did the company allow them to sell to their clients. Weren't they there with them. And the event started on Thursday. I would think they would have found out about it before the turnament.
Sounds like Global was trying to get a value deal mixed with a get rich deal. Companies like that come and go

teamone
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teamone 07/03/13 - 01:55 pm
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Economy

Funny how everyone wants "only" the persons that officially receive badges through ANGC to attend the tournament. Are you the same ones that rent your homes or that own businesses that depend on the additional funds and sales tax the tournament brings into the city? Hotels, restaurants, groceries, etc...Where do you think the funds have come from to reinvigorate downtown from what it was only a few years ago? Do you want to get rid of all the corporate groups that come in and have only those very few Masters Sponsors in town? Be careful what you wish for.

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