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Jumping in wheelchair section prompts probe
by Mike Woitalla, June 20th, 2014 4:50PM

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[WORLD CUP: Off the Post] Brazilian police are investigating fans who seemed to be jumping out of their wheelchairs at World Cup games. They are suspected of buying tickets in the disabled section from scalpers, although one Brazilian fan quipped, "The World Cup is creating miracles."

Tickets in the disabled section are discounted and come with a free companion ticket.

The investigation will have to determine whether the people spotted standing illegally acquired the tickets or whether they are disabled but still able to stand for short periods.

There have also been young people spotted in sections designated for senior citizens.


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