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Tickets for Super Bowl XLIV are seen on February 5, 2010 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Indianapolis Colts will play the New Orleans Saints in the NFL's championship game Sunday February 7, 2010.  (Michael Heiman/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Tickets for Super Bowl XLIV are seen on February 5, 2010 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Indianapolis Colts will play the New Orleans Saints in the NFL's championship game Sunday February 7, 2010. (Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

The match-ups for Super Bowl 50 are now set. On Feb. 7, it will be the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers vying for the Vince Lombardi Trophy at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Now is the time that sophisticated counterfeit tickets and merchandise scams go into overdrive. Beth Willon from Here & Now contributor KQED looks at the technological race between the NFL and counterfeiters.

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This segment aired on January 25, 2016.

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