Counterfeit ticket ring found to be operating at Versailles

French police arrested five employees of the Château de Versailles on Sunday (9 October) for selling fake tickets to the historic site, The Art Newspaper reports.

The employees, aged 21 to 34, were charged with fraud and taken into police custody. Four admitted to selling fake tickets and were indicted on 11 October. A fifth man, the suspected ringleader, has denied responsibility and remains in jail. Continue reading