Entertainment executive who managed and married singer La Toya Jackson.
He started his business career as the owner of a massage parlor chain.
He spent six months in prison in 1971 for bribing a Nevada Gaming Commission chairman.
He married Jackson on September 5, 1989. The relationship was reportedly abusive.
He made enemies with Harry Reid, future U.S. Senate Majority Leader, who was the Nevada Gaming Commission chairman he tried to bribe.