Swift sued for $2.5 million in concert snafu

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 – Taylor Swift was sued for $2.5 million for allegedly keeping the money at a Canadian show, which was canceled.

Swift was slated to headline the Capital Hoedown in August 2012 near Ottawa, but the promoters bagged the event.

Swift was sued in federal court in New York by FIRE USA ticket company. She received the money upfront, according to TMZ. The ticket company which refunded $1.8 million in ticket sales said Swift should foot the bill, leaving her with $700,000 in profit. FIRE USA claimed Swift and her management company, Messina group, accepted the money, but then refused to perform or reschedule the show.

The TMZ story said Swift had no deal with the ticket money.

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