Sony Open Promoter Arrested On Illegal Ticket Sales Charges

Law360, New York (April 23, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT) -- A former employee of Sony Open promoter IMG Worldwide Inc. accused by federal prosecutors of having extra unauthorized tickets printed for the Miami event and pocketing the proceeds from the sales of these tickets themselves was arraigned in Florida federal court on Tuesday.

Simon Habbershaw pled not guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and four counts of wire fraud before U.S. Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff in Florida’s Southern District. Habbershaw, who had been in Spain, was arrested on Monday evening....
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Mims et al

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Florida Southern

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Date Filed

April 3, 2014

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