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Mysterious Ways? Spain to probe U2 ticket sellout

The Spanish government said Friday it had ordered police to investigate why tickets for two upcoming U2 concerts in Madrid sold out almost instantly, forcing fans to pay inflated prices on resale sites. The Irish band announced a second concert date in Madrid after tickets for the first show scheduled for September 20 at the 16,000-seat WiZink Center went within minutes of going on sale on Tuesday.
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