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District Court Judge Orders The Arrest for “Girls Gone Wild” Creator

May 20, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
District Court Judge Orders The Arrest for “Girls Gone Wild” Creator

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Police are looking to arrest Joe Francis, the bankrupt founder of “Girls Gone Wild.” A Los Angles judge issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for failing to complete payment for high-end cars as part his liquidation agreement.

According to court documents, Francis was scheduled to turn in his 2007 Cadillac Escalade and the 2012 Bentley Flying Spur to the attorneys overseeing the sale of his video company according to the Wall Street Journal’s Bankruptcy Beat reported.

Law enforcement officials believe Francis is likely living in Mexico. The Girls Gone Wild creator claimed the pricey cars were stolen by a Mexican strip-club owner as payback for canceling several scheduled “Girls Gone Wild” events at the giggle joints.

He filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2013 and was forced to sell the Girls Gone Wild Brand to pay back a massive gambling and other types of debt he racked up equaling $30 million dollars at Las Vegas Hotel Casinos.

Judge Fernando M. Olguin ordered the arrest of Francis. However, if he is living in Mexico, it would mean a drawn out extradition process, which would most certainly delay his arrest.

Francis was recommended prison time by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sandra Klein. However, she deferred the decision to U.S. District Court Judge Olguin to render the final ruling.

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