**FILE** Joe Francis, the founder of the "Girls Gone Wild" video empire, leaves the Edward R. Roybal Center and Federal Building court on in Los Angeles on Sept. 23, 2009. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Joe Francis, the founder of the "Girls Gone Wild" video empire, leaves the Edward R. Roybal Center and Federal Building court on in Los Angeles on Sept. 23, 2009. (Associated Press)