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'Tiger King' Joe Exotic files $94 million federal lawsuit

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic files $94 million federal lawsuit
Posted at 2:37 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 15:10:09-04

Joseph Maldonado-Passage, aka Joe Exotic, is known for his theatrics - as many have seen after watching the Netflix documentary 'Tiger King.'

Days before the 7-episode series debuted on the streaming site, the former Oklahoma governor candidate filed a $94 million federal lawsuit, Fox News reports.

The former zookeeper filed the lawsuit in Oklahoma City. He is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, his lead prosecutor, a federal agent, and a former business partner, The Oklahoman reports .

On Wednesday, Maldonado-Passage posted to his personal Facebook page that he is looking for a lawyer.

Joe Exotic is currently serving time after being found guilty back in April 2019 in murder-for-hire plot. He was sentenced to 22 years in January 2020.