'Girls Gone Wild' Founder Accuses Wynn Of Defamation

Law360, New York (November 2, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT) -- “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis filed a multimillion-dollar suit Tuesday in California accusing casino mogul Steve Wynn and his company of making a false criminal claim that Francis didn't pay back a marker drawn at a Wynn Las Vegas LLC casino.

Francis is seeking damages for what he says were the defendants' false allegations that resulted in criminal charges against him over an allegedly unpaid debt, charges he beat Sept. 15 in Nevada state court, with the judge saying there was “not even slight or...
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