TV1 News 6pm Headlines (First Segment)

Published: Sat 5 Aug 2000 04:00 AM
TV1 News 6pm Headlines (First Segment)
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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