March Madness has ticket scammers waiting to pounce

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The madness has begun.

Not the NCAA Basketball tournament games, we're talking about the rush to get tickets to see MSU play at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on Friday, and hopefully Sunday.

They're already going for as much as $330 each, depending on where you want to sit.

Here's some advice:

If you buy tickets online, make sure you're buying from a legitimate website.

The letters "h-t-t-p-s" in the domain name, and a small "lock" icon in the corner generally mean a website is safe.

If you have a question about the website, or vendor, call the MI Attorney General's office to find out if any complaints have been filed against them.

Beware of sites like Craiglist, where tickets are "for sale by owner", because those are not brokered through official venues.

The attorney general's office is reminding fans to only buy from legit web sites, and to use a credit card.

That gives you extra protection if you get ripped off.