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Live Nation Companies Took $19M In COVID Bailouts

The Washington Post reports: Live Nation Entertainment — the corporate parent of Ticketmaster and a dominant force in the entertainment industry — urged Democrats and Republicans in Congress to let it be directly eligible for the $15 billion emergency relief program. Congress was wary of allowing grants to publicly traded companies such as Live Nation, worrying that the funds could …

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Feds: Man Used Bailout Funds To Buy Alpaca Farm

The Associated Press reports: The owner of a Massachusetts pizza parlor lied about the number of employees he had to fraudulently obtain more than $660,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, then used some of the money to buy and stock an alpaca farm in Vermont, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Dana McIntyre, 57, of Grafton, Vermont, was arrested Tuesday and charged …

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