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King Of Pop’s Co. Shorted Quincy Jones $30M, Jury Hears

Law360, Los Angeles (July 11, 2017, 10:05 PM EDT) -- Michael Jackson’s production company “shifted money” in order to wrongfully withhold $30 million in royalties owed to Quincy Jones for work he did on "Thriller," "Bad" and "Off the Wall," an attorney for the Grammy-winning music producer said Tuesday during opening statements in a California jury trial.

Mike McKool of McKool Smith PC kicked off the first day of the Los Angeles trial by telling the 12-juror panel that Jones contributed “in a very big way” to the chart-toppers, “three of the best selling and most...
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