Woman on trial for 12m Justin Bieber fraud

A woman in Norway is being tried for defrauding Justin Bieber fans of nearly twelve million Norwegian kroner ($1.9m) by taking money for concert tickets which she never delivered.

Woman on trial for 12m Justin Bieber fraud
Justin Bieber in 2011 - Adam Sundana
The woman, a 28-year-old from Telemark, replied to advertisements posted on Norwegian sites from people wanting tickets for the teen idol's 2012 Oslo  concert and then talked her victims into transferring upwards of 3540 kroner ($600) for tickets into a bank account she controlled. 
"My daughter was devastated and was crying for days when it dawned on us that we had been tricked," said one of the women who fell victim to the scam. 
The trial, which also covers a long list of other scams, began on Tuesday. 

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‘Cranky’ Bieber tries to explain Norway storm-off

Heart throb and pop star Justin Bieber said in a new radio interview that he was exhausted and acting like 'a little bitch' when he broke Norwegian girls' hearts by ending a gig after just one song.

'Cranky' Bieber tries to explain Norway storm-off
Justin Bieber said exhaustion led him to lose his temper in Norway. Photo: Heiko Junge / NTB Scanpix
Bieber has already apologized for leaving his Norwegian fans in tears after stopping a planned six-song concert after mere minutes and now he has revealed the reason for his temper tantrum, telling the syndicated radio programme The Bert Show that it was due to “exhaustion” and having had “a bad day”.
“I was just cranky. I was just so exhausted and I felt like, 'I came all the way out here to do a show for you guys and I'm asking you nicely, can you please just not pull on the towel?’,” the 21-year-old singer said. 
Bieber’s performance at Oslo’s Chateau Neuf turned sour after he performed the first song, hit single ‘Boyfriend’.
Video of the incident shows Bieber chastising fans for grabbing a towel or garment he was using to wipe water from the floor. After yelling at the young female fans to stop grabbing the garment, the singer stormed off saying “I’m done, I’m not doing the show”. 

Apparently after having further time to reflect on the incident, the Biebs has come to see the error off his ways. 
“It was a messed up situation, I overreacted. [People said], 'Justin Bieber's being a little bitch.' And I was. I'll be the first one to say it because I'm human and I have bad days,” he told The Bert Show. 
Bieber will have a chance to make it up to his fans, some who reportedly left the October concert in tears, when he returns to the Norwegian capital on September 23rd as part of a world tour in support of his new album ‘Purpose’.
The first part of Bieber's interview with The Bert Show can be viewed below, while the second part will be available on the programme's website later on Thursday.