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Girls Gone Wild Creator Joe Francis Sued in Sexual Harassment Case

A former sales representative for Mantra Films Inc. and Girls Gone Wild has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the two companies, their founder, Joe Francis , and another individual.Tranae Hammond claims in the lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court that she was the victim of repeated acts of sexual harassment by a supervisor named Ron and was fired after coming forward.Francis, who makes an estimated $29 million a year from videos of young women exposing their breasts and being shown in other sexually provocative situations, wasn't accused of any direct sexual harassment.The lawsuit alleges he improperly managed the companies and took no steps to investigate or take preventative action against Ron's alleged actions. Ron's last name was listed as "unknown" in the lawsuit.Francis, 34, is in jail in Reno, Nev., in a federal tax evasion case. He was taken into custody May 14 in Florida after serving a criminal contempt sentence in a separate civil matter.An e-mail messa...

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