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Barbi Benton’s Husband Pleads Guilty

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Aspenite George Gradow, the husband of fomer Playboy Bunny Barbi Benton, pleaded guilty in federal court in Denver Wednesday to obstructing a federal tax investigation:

The 65-year-old husband of ex-Playboy bunny Barbi Benton and father of two teenaged children faces up to 18 months in prison under his plea agreement…..”We were going through an audit. I had certain terms in documents changed,” Gradow said. “I was stupid, your honor. I thought that I could get away with it.” [Judge]Daniel asked him why he did it. “Simply to deceive the Internal Revenue Service,” Gradow said.

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Gradow and Benton own and reside in one of the most expensive residences in Aspen. Named “Copper Palace,” the home has more than 25,000 square feet and is worth $25 million.

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