Wynn Demands $12M In Fray With 'Girls Gone Wild' Creator

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 8:43 PM EDT) -- Steve Wynn on Friday asked a Los Angeles jury to award him $12 million over soft-core pornographer Joe Francis' allegedly slanderous statements claiming the casino magnate was going to murder him and bury him in the desert.

Wynn's attorney Barry Langberg of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP told jurors they needed to award the sizable sum to “send a message” to Francis, whom he described as a “skilled character assassin." The “Girls Gone Wild” creator was sued after telling a reporter at celebrity news site TMZ...
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