May 16, 2001 10:45am
Steven Kaplan Gold Club Trial begins Today
Source: Independant for AINews
by: Rick C. Limpert
(ATLANTA, GA) -- The trial involving Steven Kaplan, the owner of The Gold Club in Atlanta officially began today. This trial has all the makings of a made for T.V. movie. Mob connections, fraud, professional athletes and movie stars getting favors by strippers in the club... If you want juicy, this is your trial. Too bad no coverage by Court TV.
The trial officially began today with opening arguments. Highlights included the mention of athlets like Patrick Ewing, Mike Piazza, and Jamaal Anderson; all of whom may be called to testify. Movie stars like Bruce Willis and Royaly like the King of Sweeden were also brought up in opening arguments. Tuesday highlights included defense attorney Bruce Harvey jumping up on a table and gyrating simulating a table dance , the kind of which are performed at the club.
Stay tuned for updates as this trial continues in Atlanta.