Gibson Have Finally Got Wood
They settle a long running court case in the US over imported wood for their guitarsAccording to reports Gibson premises were raided by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and Border Protection agents in 2009 and 2011. They were accused of using illegal ebony and rosewood in their factories. And while they maintain their innocence in the case they have now settled with the US government for $300,000.
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