02/14/2013 10:01 am ET

In Touch Tabloid Publisher – Mired In Tom Cruise Lawsuit – Trades In Nazis, Porn And Sometimes Both (Exclusive)

Though it is based in Germany, Bauer claims to have the highest retail sales of any magazine publisher in the United States, thanks to titles like In Touch and Life & Style, celebrity tabloids that are staple offerings at supermarket checkout lines.

The company's slogan is "We think popular," with a strong appeal to female readers through titles that focus on health, beauty and celebrity gossip.

But an investigation by TheWrap has found that there is a darker side to the privately held company, including publication of at least one magazine appealing to neo-Nazis, as well as significant involvement in the distribution of pornography -- including Nazi-themed porn movies.

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