*An investigation has been launched after University of Hawaii officials handed $200,000 to a talent agency to book Stevie Wonder for a gig next month.
A third-party concert promoter acting on behalf of UH wired the deposit to a company in Miami to hire the singer for a benefit show on Aug. 18. However, the event was called off when it was discovered that the event was planned without Wonder’s consent.
Officials at UH are now trying to recoup the funds and have contacted the FBI for assistance.
Refunds are being offered after 6,000 tickets were sold for the event.
Want to read more articles like this one? Subscribe to EURnewsletter.
Got A News Tip or Video You Want to Share? Contact us HERE.
- Dencia Drags MLK into Skin Whitening War with LisaRaye (WATCH)
- Is Jada Pinkett Smith on Her Way Back to ‘Gotham’?
- Judge Gives 20 Min Speech to Racist Cop Caught Beating Unarmed Black Man (Watch)
- Kalenna, Star of 'Love and Hip Hop' to Mingle With Fans
- The Case of Bobbi Kristina Brown 'Still Open and Under Investigation'
- Beyonce Drops 'Formation' A New Song & Video (Watch)
- TV One Boldly Launches New Brand Identity 'Represent'
- Bounce TV's Black History Month Tributes a Stirring Line-up
- Pantene Enlists NFL Players for Dad and Daughter Hair Campaign [WATCH]
- The Complete List of Winners from the 47th NAACP Image Awards
- Discover More Stories on EURweb: Click Here