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Appeals court restores parts of lawsuit in Coliseum corruption scandal
Appeals court restores parts of lawsuit in Coliseum corruption scandal

A California appellate court has reinstated key parts of a government lawsuit that seeks millions of dollars in damages from two rave concert promoters and their companies in connection with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption scandal. A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal unanimously reversed a lower-court decision that dismissed civil complaints against the promoters and their firms, alleging unfair competition and conspiracy to defraud. The lawsuit by the Coliseum Commission and a pending criminal case against the promoters grew out of a Times investigation in 2011. The appellate ruling enables the commission to pursue profits that Insomniac Inc. and Go Ventures Inc....

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