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Electric Daisy Carnival

Sep 19, 2013

Judge to Consider Dismissing Criminal Charges Against Insomniac

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Written by: Keith Wozniak

One court date has come and gone and another set is for September 27, 2013 when a Los Angeles judge will consider dismissing the criminal charges still pending against Insomniac Events. The civil suit against Pasquale Rotella and Insomniac Events was dismissed at the end of August with this being the last hurdle for Rotella to overcome to prove his innocence. This all dates back to the District Attorney’s office accusing Pasquale Rotella and Go Venture’s Reza Gerami of diverting money away from the LA Coliseum in a series of side deals.

The surprising twist in the entire case could be unfolding based on almost 100 pages of emails that were anonymously sent to the Los Angeles Times. The emails appear to uncover the commission violating open meeting laws, trying to keep state officials out of negotiations with handover the Coliseum to USC, indications of staffers destroying documents and vote counting amongst members of the commission.

In other words, the commission and other public officials were the ones up to no good, not Rotella and Gerami.

Gary Kaufman, the attorney for Insomniac, issued the following statement:

We’ve been saying from day one that Mr. Rotella did nothing wrong and that the charges pending against him are completely politically motivated and publicity driven. These emails go a long way in confirming that our suspicions have been accurate. We note that these emails were also sent to the district attorney’s office. We are hopeful that the focus will now shift towards what appears to be a significant breach of the public trust by the Coliseum Commissioners and their staff.

This all started after the controversy over the death of a 15 year old at Electric Daisy Carnival in 2010 at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

The LA Weekly reports that at the September 18 court date the judge said that more time was needed to consider the motion to dismiss the criminal charges and a new court date has been set for September 27.

To read in more detail click through to the LA Weekly.



About the Author

Keith Wozniak
Founder of this web site, I have also has been involved with raves since 1999 as a raver, flyer guy, owned a promotion company throwing small and large events and also ran one of the first Dancesafe chapters. I've done it all and have never thought the scene was dead. Also writes for SchulzArmy.com




 
 

 

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