Court asked to release jailed founder of club for ultra-rich

April 24, 2015 6:19 PM

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Court asked to release jailed founder of club for ultra-rich

An attorney for the jailed founder of a Montana resort for the ultra-rich asked an appeals court on Friday to release his client because his incarceration was unwarranted.

Tim Blixseth, 64, a one-time billionaire and the founder of the Yellowstone Club, was jailed Monday after being found in contempt by U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon for not turning over details of a $13.8 million property sale in Mexico.

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