Lil Wayne Faces Fraud Suit Over Contract Dispute

Law360, New York (August 9, 2010, 2:15 PM EDT) -- A rap industry manager has sued former client Lil Wayne and several of the rapper's lawyers and business partners, arguing that their defamation campaign caused her to lose tens of millions of dollars in income and forced her to settle a 2006 contract dispute for less than she deserved.

Melissa Philipian, who claims to have managed Lil Wayne from 2003 to 2005, lodged a seven-count complaint Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, seeking to void a $375,000 settlement that required...
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