Gusto Records Announces Lawsuit Filed Against Miami Music Seller That Alleges Bootlegging

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Target Music Distributors in Miami was served yesterday with a multi-million dollar lawsuit, including criminal charges under California law, by Nashville record company Gusto Records, Inc.

Nashville, Tennessee - September 10, 2015 According to court documents filed on August 24, 2015, Target Music Distributors in Miami was served yesterday with a multi-million dollar lawsuit, including criminal charges under California law, by Nashville record company Gusto Records, Inc.

As referenced in court documents, the complaint alleges Target of buying compact discs, containing songs belonging to Gusto, that are manufactured in Europe without Gusto’s authorization and then allegedly selling them at below-market prices throughout the United States.

Court documents further reveal that the Plaintiff seeks damages for common law copyright infringement, unauthorized use of Gusto’s sound recordings and criminal bootlegging under California law.

About Gusto Records:
Gusto has been selling music on vinyl, tape and compact disc for decades. Its catalog includes some of the best known country, bluegrass, rhythm & blues and classic 50's and 60's rock ‘n roll music there is.

Gusto owns such famous record labels as King Records, Starday Records, Scepter Records and Musicor Records, among many others.

These labels include recordings by such well known artists as George Jones, Red Sovine, The Shirelles, B.J. Thomas, Gene Pitney, The Stanley Brothers, Mel Street, The Isley Brothers, Floyd Cramer, Little Willie John and many others.

Case #: BC592228
Filed with the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles
Attorney for Plaintiff:
Robert S. Besser SBN 46541
Law Offices of Robert S. Besser
17383 Sunset Boulevard, Suite A-350

Contact:
Stephen Hawkins
Senior Vice-President, Gusto Records, Inc.
stephenh(at)kingrecords(dot)com
http://www.gustorecords.com/

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