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Jackson Memorabilia Missing

8/13/2009 2:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson Memorabilia MissingSome of Michael Jackson's memorabilia is missing and the cops are on the case.

Jackson was in a prolonged legal dispute with a guy named Henry Vaccaro, who got a judgment against the singer in the 90s that Jackson never paid. Vaccaro ended up with a treasure trove of memorabilia, including 60 unreleased master tapes -- which contained 26 of Jackson's songs which have never been heard by the public.

We've been told the dispute between Jackson and Vaccaro lingered and recently Vaccaro agreed to give Jackson 8 items that Michael wanted. We do not know which specific items Jackson flagged.

We're told on July 19, two of Jackson's lawyers went with Vaccaro to the storage locker in Las Vegas where the memorabilia was being stored. According to Vaccaro, 114 items were missing, including the 8 items Jackson's lawyers were there to retrieve.

The items ended up being sold a week later by Clark County Public Auction owner Mario Trabado -- who says he acquired the items legally from a private seller.

Michael JacksonJackson's lawyers were suspicious and believe Vaccaro took the items out of the storage unit. Vaccaro says he removed nothing, and filed a report with the North Las Vegas Police Department.

The PD tells us they're investigating the case.

UPDATE: In a police report filed by Henry on July 31, he claimed over $1 million in losses from the missing items.

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kitty    

i hope they find out what happened! geez

1863 days ago
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First whores!    

cats

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Sunny    

I totally agree CJ and Exactly. Michael was a perfectionist and was unrelentless in the pursuit of ever greater fame and fortune. He surrounded himself with an entourage that would not say "no" to him and pulled away from the loving family that possibly could have helped him.

Camilla and Dirty - Tito said that the family DID do an intervention, and that they were turned away 3 times at the gates of Neverland before they finally managed to get in and perform the intervention. Obviously, it was not successful.

1863 days ago
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CRAZY IS AS CRAZY DOES    

I don't blame Janet Jackson for not wanting to go on tour with the rest of them, especially with Jermaine and La Toya. They are just a bunch of money grubbing ho-bags, and that is why Michael kept Jermaine at arms length..he got tired of him begging and takeing care of him.

1863 days ago
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Raejean    

There's really no reason why Vaccaro shouldn't or couldn't have been selling the stuff legally all along, since he acquired the Jackson items legitimately in a court judgment. But why would he have forged agreements for returning the already disposed stuff to the estate? This sounds like Jackson operatives pulled an OJ (the better guess in order to have knowledge of the items' origins for auction), or less likely, maybe just crooks associated with the storage facility.

1863 days ago
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welc ome    

I looked at this stuff, It would have been nice had it been offered back to the family. some of the things for the kids, like the Grammy Award nominations. What a shame to lose these things.

1863 days ago
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TEAMBRANCA    

There are separate cases involved. The most recent planned auction was by Justin's. This was of the Neverland contents. MANY years ago as a poster stated Jackson's parents defaulted on payments to another storage facility with J5, Janet and Mj items. Remeber they were floating the pics of the eldopaque and costumes.

1863 days ago
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First whores!    

bats

1863 days ago
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b.brigham    

michael needed sleep because he he took stimulating medicines like demerol,vicadin etc which will not let you sleep...if he stopped these drugs he could eventually sleep on 3 xanax..................jermani and his sister are so happy that their relevant now..jermains book will be out soon,why are jermains kids and ex wife living with michaels mother,because he has no money,he has nevr gotten so much attention and he is such a liar onlarry king every week.what happened to his big cncert with larry kings wife

1863 days ago
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Casey    

Funny, I just found some Jackson memorabilia the other day, including his master tapes and his fake bloody nose. I'm currently using his fake nose for a butt plug. I used his master tapes to wipe my arse. How else could I do justice to the memory of the 20th century's most talented child rapist?

1863 days ago
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TEAMBRANCA    

Agree the older brothers seem ok. Lying low. Latoya is a fame.... and wannabe. Check out latoya singing wannabe starting something in Slovenia

travesty.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXXJW0UynhY

1863 days ago
42.

Mikey    

WHERE ARE THE WIGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1863 days ago
43.

Mikey    

I WAS WORRIED ABOUT THE WIGS FROM THE BEGINNING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1863 days ago
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schoen1    

That third comment is really quite strange, but somewhat interesting. I thought TMZ was going to answer all of the lingering questions that people have about Michael Jackson, such as the rumors about castration, etc.

1863 days ago
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CRAZY IS AS CRAZY DOES    

I'M BALD, HURRY UP AND FIND THEM. i NEED ONE!

1863 days ago
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