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'Girls Gone Wild' boss will attempt to use Hollywood star power as a defense in tax evasion trial

August 26th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by The Smoking Gun the founder of "Girls Gone Wild" will try to use Hollywood star power during his defense against tax evasion charges that could result in a maximum 10-year prison term.

Part of  Joseph Francis's opening statement in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles is a slide show that link the "Girls Gone Wild" boss and his firm to movie stars like Jennifer Aniston, Jack Nicholson, Vince Vaughn, and Orlando Bloom.

Prosecutors allege that Francis sought to conceal income in offshore companies and deducted millions in phony business expenses, including costs incurred at Casa Aramara, Francis's beachfront Mexican home.

CLICK HERE for the full report and the slide show.

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