Ticket broker, 2 White Sox employees are accused of fraud

CHICAGO (AP) — A ticket broker and two Chicago White Sox employees are accused of fraudulently selling thousands of tickets to the team’s games. Great Tickets owner Bruce Lee of Chicago is charged with wire fraud and money laundering. Sox employee James Costello is charged with wire fraud and employee William O’Neil is charged with lying to the FBI about giving Lee complimentary White Sox tickets without the team’s knowledge. The indictment alleges the 66-year-old Costello and 51-year-old O’Neil fraudulently generated thousands of complimentary and discount White Sox tickets and gave them to the 34-year-old Lee in exchange for unspecified amounts of cash.