Shawano Businessman Cleared of Fraud Allegations brought by Packers Fans

SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) — A jury has cleared a Shawano businessman of fraud allegations in a lawsuit brought by Green Bay Packers fans upset that he sold their season tickets to Lambeau Field.

Jurors late Friday ruled in favor of former ticket broker Douglas Burris on nearly every count.

Burris acquired 331 season tickets for Packers home games in 1991 when he bought a Shawano tavern and built a network of customers who paid for access to his season tickets. In 2012, Burris told his ticket brokerage for $1.4 million.

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