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Max Factor heir Andrew Luster wants new trial in rape case

Andrew Luster, an heir to the Max Factor fortune, is seen in this undated file photo. Luster was found guilty of the drugging and rape of three women in 2003 and was given a 124-year sentence.
April 23, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
An heir to the Max Factor cosmetics fortune is fighting for a new trial.

According to the Santa Barbara News-Press, Andrew Luster says he had ineffective representation and his prison sentence was miscalculated.

An appeals court panel in Ventura has ordered a hearing to consider Luster's claims.

In 2003, Luster was found guilty of drugging and raping three women. He's currently serving a 124-year sentence.


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