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STEVIE WONDER CONCERT INVESTIGATION


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Cash went to an agent not representing the talent

By Dan Nakaso and Ferd Lewis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 12, 2012

~~<p>The Honolulu concert promoter at the center of a bogus Stevie Wonder concert told the Star-Advertiser that he and UH officials wired a total of $250,000 to a Miami talent agency that claims to represent stars including Adele, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Chris Brown.</p>
<p>UH athletic director Jim Donovan and the manager of the Stan Sheriff Center were placed on indefinite, paid leave Wednesday less than 24 hours after Donovan announced the cancellation of the concert when the university learned it was planned without Wonder's knowledge.</p>
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The Honolulu concert promoter at the center of a bogus Stevie Wonder concert told the Star-Advertiser that he and UH officials wired a total of $250,000 to a Miami talent agency that claims to represent stars including Adele, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Chris Brown.

UH athletic director Jim Donovan and the manager of the Stan Sheriff Center were placed on indefinite, paid leave Wednesday less than 24 hours after Donovan announced the cancellation of the concert when the university learned it was planned without Wonder's knowledge. Login for more...



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