Sosa sued by businessman
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Sammy Sosa is being sued for $203,000 by a businessman who claims the former Major Leaguer owes him for commission on a house sale, among other things.
Carim Abu Nabaa alleges that Sosa has not paid him a commission of $150,000 on a house sale, $43,000 for a luxury watch and $10,000 for getting Reggaeton singer Don Omar to perform at Sosa's 41st birthday party.
In legal documents obtained by The Associated Press, Sosa has been ordered to appear in a Dominican court on Dec. 2.
Calls to Sosa's representatives in the Dominican Republic were not returned.
Jose Enrique Alevante, a lawyer for Abu Nabaa, told AP his client helped Sosa sell a $3 million house in the Dominican Republic and that he was owed a 5 percent commission on the sale.
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