Ticket corruption claims probed

Regarding the evidence against Mr Caprolos, Locog said in a statement: "Seb received a letter from the Greek Olympic Committee (HOC), as he did from other NOCs, and responded saying that tickets had been allocated in accordance with the IOC's ticketing policy. There was no further contact - either formal or informal - on this subject."
Locog added that rules and regulations for selling London 2012 tickets to international fans were "clear and unambiguous". A spokeswoman for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport said it was awaiting the result of the IOC investigation before commenting.
The revelations have prompted senior politician Sir Menzies Campbell - a member of the Olympic Board which helps oversee London 2012 - called for officials caught selling tickets on the black market to have their allocations removed for London 2012 and future Games.
He said: "I think it's disgraceful when you consider the number of people who wanted tickets in this country and were unable to get them. It's insulting that members of the Olympic movement should be selling their allocations of tickets at inflated prices. We punish athletes who break rules, there is no reason why we shouldn't punish officials who do so, for example, by cancelling all the tickets allocated to them for these Games and possibly even in the future."
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