Free Elton John Concert Tickets Get Border Guard Suspended A Canadian border guard helped Elton John through customs in Alberta. He was offered the tickets, and two supervisors told him that he couldn't accept them. He took the tickets.
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Free Elton John Concert Tickets Get Border Guard Suspended

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Free Elton John Concert Tickets Get Border Guard Suspended

Free Elton John Concert Tickets Get Border Guard Suspended

Free Elton John Concert Tickets Get Border Guard Suspended

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A Canadian border guard helped Elton John through customs in Alberta. He was offered the tickets, and two supervisors told him that he couldn't accept them. He took the tickets.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. You are not supposed to make a personal profit from a government job. That's just a fact. And authorities say it definitely applies to a Canadian border guard who accepted free concert tickets from Elton John. He helped the singer through customs in Alberta and accepted the offer of free tickets, and he was suspended. In his defense, he says he did ask two supervisors if he could accept the tickets, both of whom told him no. It's MORNING EDITION.

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