'Girls Gone Wild' Trustee Gets Subpoena Power

Law360, New York (May 03, 2013, 7:15 PM ET) -- A bankruptcy judge in California gave the go-ahead Thursday for the trustee in the Chapter 11 case of “Girls Gone Wild” to issue subpoenas as he investigates alleged mismanagement and whether founder Joe Francis has been plundering the raunchy company’s assets for himself.

Former FBI agent R. Todd Neilson, appointed trustee in April, made the request for subpoena power Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, and he said he intends to interview employees, executives and other parties connected to GGW...
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