Mark Hoppus Sues Over Bad Investment

artist: +44 date: 08/13/2008 category: general music news

Sign up to get weekly digest with top stories from UG. Ads free, only news.

Thanks for subscribing! Check your email soon for some great stories from UG

I like this
votes: 0
views: 195
Former Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus sued a father-and-son business Monday, alleging they pocketed his investment in a venture to install automated checkout machines at McDonald's restaurants. The lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court says Ed and Jeff Mitchell lined their pockets "to the tune of over $1.5 million." It alleges their company Missicom LLC of San Diego does not have any contracts to install the machines to take orders and collect payments at McDonald's or anywhere else. Hoppus, currently a member of the pop-punk band Plus-44, invested $600,000 in Missicom in October 2003, according to the complaint. The lawsuit says the Mitchells raised nearly $3.4 million and solicited millions of dollars from "prominent, well-known figures." Hoppus' attorney, Howard King, said in a news release that other investors included golfer Phil Mickelson and former Blink-182 members Tom Delonge and Travis Barker. After Blink-182 disbanded, Hoppus and Barker formed Plus-44. Read more at
Submit your story new
More +44 news:
+ Mark Hoppus Discusses Solo Plans General Music News 01/22/2009
+ Travis Barker And DJ AM To Reunite For Gig Upcoming Tours 12/02/2008
+ Travis Barker Suing After Plane Crash General Music News 11/24/2008
+ Travis Barker Injured In Plane Crash General Music News 09/22/2008
+ Travis Barker Settles Beverage Lawsuit General Music News 04/17/2008
+ Plus 44 Set To Record New Album Upcoming Releases 04/11/2008
+ view all
Only "https" links are allowed for pictures,
otherwise they won't appear