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Looking to score big on a Super Bowl travel package? Be careful, because scam artists love to dream up new tricks for major sporting events. The American Society of Travel Agents says millions of dollars are defrauded out of sports fans each year, with the Super Bowl being the main event for swindlers.

“I’ve been in hotel lobbies and in the line at the game and seen people crying because they’ve spend $15,000 on tickets and are turned away,” says Chris Russo, President and Chair of the ASTA who has had the opportunity to attend four Super Bowls in the past.

Read the original story on Aol Travel for six tips on how to avoid Super Bowl Scams.