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Ticket Scalping Scam - Police Hard-Drive Botch-Up - Bush Takes Republican Ticket - Queen Mum’s B-Day

TICKET SCALPING SCAM A Bledisloe Cup ticketing scam has been uncovered, which involves a member of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union. An NZRFU staff member is allegedly re-selling tickets for up to five times their original value. A spokesperson from a law firm the man was operating through, AJ Park, says it had no knowledge of the activity.

- POLICE HARD-DRIVE BOTCH-UP: Police in Dunedin have tonight have located and seized a hard drive from one of their computers, which was mistakenly sold with confidential files still on it.

- BUSH TAKES REPUBLICAN TICKET: In the most important speech of his political life, American presidential candidate George Bush Jr. accepted the Republican Presidential nomination at the GOP conference in Philadelphia.

- QUEEN MUM’S B-DAY: Britons are celebrating this evening as the Queen mother wakes up a century old.

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