Patra bus driver arrested for selling used tickets

A 49-year-old bus driver in Patra, in the western Peloponnese, was arrested on Thursday on charges of selling used tickets to passengers.

According to the police, the suspect allegedly told unsuspecting passengers that the ticket machine on the bus was not functioning and asked them to buy tickets from him directly.

Police estimated the man had made up to 8,000 euros in the scam.