Former Phoenix Suns ticket manager pleads guilty in ticket scheme

Maricopa County Courthouse

A former Phoenix Suns ticket manager pleaded guilty in early April to felony fraud and theft charges after he was suspected of illegally selling more than 2,800 tickets to a third party vendor between 2017 and 2019, according to documents filed in Maricopa County Superior Court.

Jeffrey Marcussen, 44, collected nearly half a million dollars from StubHub, a popular ticket exchange, in the two-year period, court documents stated.

StubHub contacted the National Basketball Association after it discovered five different StubHub accounts linked to Marcussen, court documents stated.

The Phoenix Suns does not sell game tickets through StubHub, court documents stated.

Marcussen was employed by the Phoenix Suns for 15 years. Up until his departure from the team in 2019, he controlled and handled ticketing for the Suns as an executive staff member, court documents stated.

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