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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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46.

TEAMBRANCA    

mobile homes are where

1793 days ago
47.

MJ WAS A JUNKIE    

50. hello my retarded son mongo wants a michael jackson bobblehead doll with the iv pole and autopsy kit..maybe this guy can help me find one.there are some really weird people on here when they start talking about castration..come on i think your brain must have been taken by martians or something,,please give it a rest,back in the 70 who would joe jackson have gotten to do a castration on his son,,a f-ing witch doctor,,i mean you cant be that stupid to buy into something like that...

Posted at 4:02PM on Aug 13th 2009 by mongos dad
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ROTFLMAO

1793 days ago
48.

susan    

Oh yes, Joe kicked MJ, which made him sterile. And what great credible source did that story come from? Arnie Klein's ex gay lover. Give me a break.

If anything was wrong with MJ's sperm, it was probably deformed or unusable from all the drugs he was taking.

1793 days ago
49.

schoen1    

I have heard that he was sterile. I would find it hard to believe that he was castrated to keep his voice high, partly because when you listen to his voice in some songs, you can clearly hear the tenor tone.

1793 days ago
50.

TEAMBRANCA    

...nuff said

1793 days ago
51.

susan    

The whole concert is falling apart. You need performer to have one. Seems they don't have any and have been making bogus claims about who they had.

http://www.everythingy.com/blog/extravagent-jacko-concert-tribute-in-jeopardy-according-to-reports

Shawn King pulled out today:

http://www.everythingy.com/blog/shawn-king-pulls-out-of-michael-jackson-tribute-gig

1793 days ago
52.

susan    

You don't need to be an expert to know what drug abuse and narcotics do to sperm and reproductive organs. Why don't you educate yourself just slightly so maybe you wouldn't be so ignorant.


58. Oh a sperm expert, do tell

Posted at 4:15PM on Aug 13th 2009 by Kiki

1793 days ago
53.

leylatn    

53. 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

Posted at 4:06PM on Aug 13th 2009 by bj brigham

What the crap????

1793 days ago
54.

holmes    

kiki... ha.. ha.. you beat me to it.. lol..

what a hoot!!!!! as these gregs like susan,Graasshops.. et co.. just LOVE to judge and criticise?? they FORGOT.. they are the one's in the HOT seat.. with all their missives.. being sooooooo STUPID!! sperm experts who obviously never had a man-- much less seen nor tasted any.. lol...bloody HELL!

as for lunar what's it-- you keep posting that castrated rubbish too-- MICHAEL JOE JACKSON WAS NOT CASTRATED!! not by a LOOOOONG SHOT.. Joe maybe a nutty daddy.. but he was NOT that cruel..

1793 days ago
55.

leylatn    

Well, I don't get it, why are you guys keep talking about castration, if the purpose of the article is JACKSON MEMORABILIA MISSING?? Come on people, stop being so cruel, enough about all that B.S!

1793 days ago
56.

meh    

Lunarscope, the castrati stuff is just urban legend. MJ has spoken in deeper voice before (in some interviews, speeches) - he uses different octaves/tones for different purposes. none of us speak exactly the same way in life to different people who have different relationships w/ us. it's just a vocal persona with him, because he started out being known for a higher-pitched voice. this is the same way w/ sam cooke, stevie wonders, marvin gaye etc. but ppl took it and ran with it, made up complete storieS about how he's alien and simply inhuman - so convenient especially for tearing him down & heaping abuse, humiliation on him in media, legal, financial and cultural terms as a collective public.

1793 days ago
57.

MJ WAS A JUNKIE    

61. kiki... ha.. ha.. you beat me to it.. lol..

what a hoot!!!!! as these gregs like susan,Graasshops.. et co.. just LOVE to judge and criticise?? they FORGOT.. they are the one's in the HOT seat.. with all their missives.. being sooooooo STUPID!! sperm experts who obviously never had a man-- much less seen nor tasted any.. lol...bloody HELL!

as for lunar what's it-- you keep posting that castrated rubbish too-- MICHAEL JOE JACKSON WAS NOT CASTRATED!! not by a LOOOOONG SHOT.. Joe maybe a nutty daddy.. but he was NOT that cruel..

Posted at 4:22PM on Aug 13th 2009 by holmes
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DON'T BRING ME IN YOUR F**KING BS. GET YOUR FACTS STRIGHT NOW BEFORE OPENNING YOUR MOUTH. WHAT I HAVE BEEN SAYING IS MJ WAS A DRUG ADDICT. IF YOU DON'T BELIEVE THAT THEN YOU NEED SOME HELP

1793 days ago
58.

while my guitar gently weeps    

Sorry holmes; I will not argue "back and forth" but I do happen to disagree {the proof is in the unreleased autopsy} Also' I am sorry that my post poorly changes topic's for readers.

1793 days ago
59.

meh    

MJ's spoken parts in the beginning of YOU ROCK MY WORLD video, are his "normal" guy talking voice. he had a public image/persona different from private one (as lisa marie presley attested - she "fell in love" with him when he showed her who he "really" was 20 minutes into their first encounter, etc. according to that playboy or rolling stone interview she did after divorce). this allowed him to have some semblance of private life - including doing "normal" guy stuff like sleeping around, cheating on female partners :D not very glorious additions to his public image, but he WAS human just like everybody else -- though he tried to be the best he could be. that's all everyone could do really, minimize their flaws, and reach for their best potential.

1793 days ago
60.

Michelle    

It's about time you call him by his name TMZ!
I hope they find the items.

1793 days ago
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