Fake ticket scheme uncovered at Versailles

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Victoria Stapley-Brown:

Five employees of the Château of Versailles, aged 21 to 34, were caught on Sunday, 9 October, selling fake entrance tickets to the former royal palace. They were charged with fraud and taken into police custody in the commune of Viroflay, Le Parisien reports. Two men and two women involved have admitted their roles in the scheme and were indicted on 11 October. Another man who has worked at the historic site seasonally for the past four years is suspected of being the leader and has been held in jail, but he has denied any responsibility… Read more

Image: The Hall of Mirrors in the Chateau de Versailles