Counterfeit Ticket Seller Charged
The Chapel Hill Police Department on Wednesday charged Brandon Micheal Goodall, 25, of Chicago, IL, with one count of felony Attempt to Obtain Property by False Pretense and one count of misdemeanor Criminal Use of Counterfeit Trademark. Goodall was confined in the Orange County Jail under a $8,500 secured bond. At the time of his arrest, Goodall was in possession of counterfeit tickets to the Duke vs. UNC-Chapel Hill men's basketball game on Feb. 8, 2018.
This investigation began when Chapel Hill and Carrboro Police Investigators noticed a suspicious post on Craigslist and contacted the seller. At the arranged meeting, the investigator determined that the tickets were counterfeit and Goodall was arrested.
In the past, there have been numerous media stories regarding the danger of buying counterfeit tickets to high profile games such as the Duke vs. UNC-Chapel Hill men’s basketball game. Anyone buying tickets is advised to use caution when buying from another person. It is recommended that tickets only be purchased from a trusted source.
The police department is releasing Goodall’s arrest photo in the hopes that additional incidents will be reported. Anyone who purchased tickets from Goodall is asked to call the law enforcement agency within the jurisdiction where the tickets were purchased. If you have additional information on this incident, please contact the Chapel Hill Police Department at (919) 968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at (919) 942-7515.