Rockies settle lawsuit over tickets
DENVER ” The Colorado Rockies have settled a lawsuit by a man who demanded reimbursement for World Series tickets he missed buying ” plus the money he could have made by reselling them.
The amount of the settlement wasn’t disclosed.
The lawsuit, filed by Jeff Sobieck on Oct. 25, said Sobieck purchased 12 tickets online and that his credit card was charged $4,694. The suit said he later got an e-mail saying the purchase had been canceled.
Sobieck’s lawsuit asked for $18,000, saying the market value of each ticket was at least $1,500.
Hal Roth, general counsel for the Rockies, said he didn’t know whether Sobieck was a scalper. A phone number for Sobieck could not be found.
Team spokesman Jay Alves did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment.
State records show a Jeff Sobieck was an initial member of a company called Prime Time Tickets LLC. There was no phone listing for the company.