CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Thousands of fans from across the county and the world will be coming to Charlotte for the NBA All-Star Weekend that runs from Feb. 15 to 17.
NBA officials warn those fans of scams, which they said has happened in nearly every other host city.
Con artists are known to sell phony tickets and hats and jerseys, among other popular merchandise.
“Some of these counterfeits aren't exactly cheap, so they're out the money and they're out the experience,” said Mike Potenza, NBA assistant general counsel for intellectual property.
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