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Pasquale Rotella’s Bribery And Conspiracy Trial Begins Today, August 1st


Today, Pasquelle Rotella, promoter Reza Gerami, and former L.A. Memorial Coliseum event manager Todd DeStefano were put on criminal trial for bribery and conspiracy. According to Pollstar, the allegations surfaced after a death at EDC in 2010 forced police to review the L.A. Memorial Coliseum's finances, but the trial was postponed multiple times.

This article originally appeared on Pollstar

Now that the Grim Sleeper murder trial has finished and serial killer Lonnie Franklin has been sentenced to death by a jury, Judge Kathleen Kennedy is preparing for her next trial: The People vs. Pasquale Rotella.

The Insomniac founder and EDM legend is being put on trial with former L.A. Memorial Coliseum event manager Todd DeStefano and promoter Reza Gerami beginning Aug. 1. The men are being charged for alleged bribery and conspiracy and paying $1.9 million in kickbacks to DeStefano in exchange for helping them put on raves at the stadium...

... Read the full article by Dave Brooks at pollstar.com

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