Son Says Redstone Misused Funds

Farrell, Mike
February 2006
Multichannel News;2/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p40
The article reports that Brent Redstone has filed a lawsuit in Baltimore, Maryland on February 6, 2006 against his father, Viacom Inc. chairman Sumner Redstone, concerning the misappropriation of funds. The proposed breakup of National Amusements Inc. is addressed. The argument presented in the suit are also described.


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