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Money, Cash, Woes As Jay-Z's Music Biz Is Probed In Norway

Law360, London (January 14, 2019, 5:03 PM GMT) -- A music streaming service owned by rapper Jay-Z is being investigated over claims that some of its listening numbers have been fudged, the Norwegian police’s economic crime unit said Monday.

Elisabeth Harbo-Lervik, chief public prosecutor at Okokrim, confirmed that Norwegian authorities are looking into four criminal complaints against Tidal Music SA. They were filed by bodies including the Norwegian copyright association Tono SA, an artists' organization and the Musicians’ Union in Norway, which are claiming potential loss of income from the alleged manipulation of streaming data.

“Okokrim has launched an investigation into the allegations that streaming numbers for some tracks have been...

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