Muz-TV Wins $1.65M Award Over Lady Gaga Booking Scam

Law360, Los Angeles (June 20, 2012, 8:15 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge entered a $1.65 million judgment against World Media Alliance Inc. and its president after they failed to respond to allegations that they defrauded Russian music television channel Muz-TV by letting the station pay for a televised Lady Gaga performance that was never booked.

On June 14, U.S. District Judge Joan A. Lenard ordered the Florida-based record label and its president George Sergeev to pay the money to the Russian music channel's owner, TV Service ZAO, which accuses Sergeev of orchestrating an elaborate...
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