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The L.A. Memorial Coliseum scandal claims another three people after the indictment was unsealed Friday following yesterday's triple arrest, the L.A. Times reports.
Pasquale Rotella, a rave producer with Insomniac Inc. was named, as was former Coliseum technology manager Leopold Caudillo Jr. and ex-stadium contractor Tony Estrada.
Reza Gerami, Patrick Lynch, and Todd DeStefano were taken into custody Thursday.
The district attorney's office led a 13-month investigation prompted by a Times corruption report involving millions of dollars in questionable financial dealings.
The felony indictment accused former executives and concert promoters of an embezzlement scheme including consipiracy, bribery, side deals and various other conflicts of interest.
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The D.A.'s office says charges were not immediately disclosed, notes the L.A. Times. However, a spokesperson from D.A. Steve Cooley's office released the names of the individuals arrested:
- Patrick Lynch, the former longtime general manager of the Coliseum and the companion Sports Arena, was arrested at his home in Torrance.
- Todd DeStefano, the former events manager at the Coliseum, was arrested at his friend's home in Venice.
- Reza Gerami, the chief executive of the rave promotion company Go Ventures, was arrested at his home in Malibu.
Last year, the three were sued for more than $1 million by the Coliseum Commission -- a joint-powers authority that oversees the taxpayer-owned complex -- alleging they siphoned off revenues.