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Vans Warped Tour 2013

What Happened In Vegas Comment On Warped Tour Scamming Allegations, Promise Video Response

Quick, attempt damage control!

Michigan’s What Happened In Vegas are attempting to clarify the details surrounding allegations they were caught in possession of fake Warped Tour Passes in front of the Camden, NJ date earlier today. Taking to Facebook shortly after 3:30pm, the rock outfit updated their status to read: “To make things clear, we did NOT rip off our fans or sell fake passes to anyone! Those rumors are completely UNTRUE! Official WHIV video response is uploading right now! Stay tuned.”

UTG is continuing to follow this story and will update you as soon as the video response goes …

Vans Warped Tour 2013

What Happened In Vegas Caught Scamming Warped Tour Passes

UPDATE #1: WHIV have commented on the situation.

Crime doesn’t pay, kids.

UTG has received information from several sources claiming Michigan band What Happened In Vegas were busted attempting to scam the Vans Warped Tour while working the front gate crowd this morning in Camden, New Jersey. According to multiple people on the tour, members of the band were caught with fake laminate tour passes, complete with fake bar codes. It is unclear at this time how the crime was discovered or what actions the tour took to handle the situation, but it is safe to assume the band will …

Michael Todd

Michael Todd (Ex Coheed & Cambria) Admits To Scamming Fans

You would think that if there was anyone in the world you could trust, it would be a musician in a band that you look up to. Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be the case as high profile musicians seem to be making headlines plotting rape, ripping people off and attempting to hire a hitman.

In this instance, Michael Todd, ex Coheed & Cambria bassist, admits to ripping off fans by taking money from them for memorabilia he wasn’t actually in possession of. This is the same man who was caught with attempting armed robbery. Michael has written …

Imposters pose as Drake’s manager

A recent occurrence, at the Sherman Theater in Pennsylvania, saw the venues promoters being duped by impostures posing as Drake‘s manager, tour manager and even the artist himself. The theater’s president Richard Berkowitz is working with the authorities on this case to catch the Virginia-based booking agency. Other venues have been cited as being victims of this latest scam. The theater had to immediately cancel the sold-out show Monday and refund all of the ticket money.…

No one saw this coming…

According to a new article from Rolling Stone, Rebecca Black (and her parents) are accusing Ark Music Factory of copyright infringement and unlawful exploitation of publicity rights for the song “Friday.” Click here to find out more. What we want to know is how much they’re going to want the masters next week when her 15 minutes end and we all move on to the next flash-in-the-pan starlet. …

Jonny Craig enters rehab, Rise/Artery to reimburse scam victims

Alternative Press has learned that Jonny Craig is currently entering a detox center in California to deal with his drug addiction. The article goes on to state that Rise Records and the Artery Foundation will be reimbursing everyone Craig conned in his now infamous macbook scam. Furthermore, Tillian Pearson (ex-Tides Of Man) will be taking Jonny’s place on Emarosa’s current tour and all scheduled Dance Gavin Dance dates ARE still happening (though it’s unclear if Craig will be joining them). Find out more, here.…

Not The Best Week Ever

Matt Lillie (formerly of The Best Week Ever) has apparently been scamming people for Orange Amplifiers on Ebay and Craigslist. Check this out.

Friends talk about Jonny Craig scandal

Lately, fans have been reading a lot of negative press regarding vocalist, Jonny Craig, recently being accused of using his Twitter account to scam fans out of money. Click here to read an article including statements released by former Dance Gavin Dance bandmate, Sean O’Sullivan, and friend, MOD SUN, expressing their disappointment in Jonny’s recent activity.

Jonny Craig allegedly scams a fan

A very interesting accusation has been brought up against Dance Gavin Dance / Emarosa vocalist, Jonny Craig. Click here to read a story about a fan claiming that Jonny weaseled him out of $650 in exchange for a laptop that never showed up.