Sunday, 29 July 2012

Extortion Charges Deny by The Pair!!

Alpha L. Walker, 38, and Walker's girlfriend, Tamara Diaz, stepped in and pleas of not ashamed on during their first court present in Los Angeles.

Walker is accused of trying to extort the Grammy-winning musician over information they claimed would embarrass him.

The suspects allegedly tried to obtain $5m (£3.1m) from the Superstition singer and said they could go to the media with a story of incest, it was reported.

They were arrested in May after receiving a lowered sum of $10,000 (£6,377) from Wonder's lawyer in a police sting where undercover police officers posed as representatives of the musician.

Walker was on probation at the time of his arrest after pleading no contest to grand theft in May 2011.

Walker's lawyer said his client simply made a movie about his own life and his actions are protected by freedom of speech laws in the US.

The pair will return to court for a pre-trial hearing.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Stevie Wonder canceled concert!!!

It has been confirmed by the local promoter to Hawaii News Now late Friday afternoon, Promoter who confirmed the now-canceled Stevie Wonder concert to said that the University of Hawaii's deposit money has been located, a claim that could not be independently verified.

"I'm confident that the deposit money is in the right place," Peyton said in an email to Hawaii News Now.

He claimed that the money is not in escrow mode and also told that Wonder managers are now demanding full up-front for the concert.

Peyton said that the amount they are demanding now is more than he original amount, which was $730,000 for a fund raising show at UH and a second concert on Maui, plus travel costs.

"I have been told that I must guarantee the full amount within two business days they will play the show," Peyton said in an email. "Of course, this whole thing must be totally transparent to the state's satisfaction."

"The UH will be informed when I get an updated agreement," Peyton added.

"We are unable to comment during the active FBI and third-party investigations," said UH Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple in a written statement in response to an inquiry from Hawaii News Now.

Other UH officials did not return phone calls and emails Friday afternoon or said they could not verify Peyton's claims.