Fans turned away from dome after falling victim to ticket scams

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NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 08: General view of the exterior of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is seen prior to the Allstate BCS Championship on January 8, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) —

Ticket takers at the Superdome said ahead of the Saints vs. Cowboys game Sunday, they had to turn away numerous tickets because the bar codes were not legitimate.

Tickets for the matchup did not come cheap. The average price for a seat was $500.

Prices were 68 percent higher than the second most expensive week four ticket for the Bears vs Vikings game, which was priced at $343.94.

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