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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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61.

angela    

#3....?????????????

1811 days ago
62.

frogpudding    

Ha!!! Maybe this is where his NOSE is!!!!! Please find his nose. It has been missing far too long now. ( I still think Jermain has it)

1811 days ago
63.

MJ WAS A JUNKIE    

Posted at 4:22PM on Aug 13th 2009 by holmes

I'm the expert here. Just ask me anything.

1811 days ago
64.

entremedieu    

I can't belive it....Michael come back to me......:(

1811 days ago
65.

Realist    

Lunarscope, we'll have to rename you "lunatic"... don't you think your #3 comment about a Nobel Peace Prize for the children is a little far fetched?? The purpose of the artical is "Memorabilia Missing" and clearly his castaration falls into that category.

I wonder if the autopsy will report on something as personal as that? Anyone??

1811 days ago
66.

leylatn    

72. Lunarscope, we'll have to rename you "lunatic"... don't you think your #3 comment about a Nobel Peace Prize for the children is a little far fetched?? The purpose of the artical is "Memorabilia Missing" and clearly his castaration falls into that category.

I wonder if the autopsy will report on something as personal as that? Anyone??

Posted at 4:49PM on Aug 13th 2009 by Realist

At least someone intelligent here!

1811 days ago
67.

LucyInTheSky    

Las Vegas.......hmmm
now I wonder who, just who would have/could have taken all those items?
Someone who is quick with deploying moving vans perhaps?
Hmmm......

1811 days ago
68.

Andreemyrian    

Among MJ haters, why nobody takes into consideration the phenomenal amounts of money MJ gave to the charity associations in the whole word, of the orphanages, the maternity wards built with his money, of the medical grounding given to people to become doctors or nurses paid with his money. If MJ became a drug addict, it's the fault of the first doctor who gave painkillers or other, this doctor knew the consequence better than MJ, it's also the fault of other doctors who came after and continued to give him this medecine, instead of helping him to stop in making desintoxication treatment. There is a big difference between a person who takes heroine or cocaine and a person who take painkillers because he has physical pains. A friend of mine is suffering of a cancer and takes regularly morphine, do you think she is a "junkie" ? And if MJ was a junkie as you say (I deny strongly this) he killed only himself and nobody else, instead of this, he saved the life of thousands and thousands persons, in giving to them the possibility of going to school and having medical treatment, he has improved the life of thousands and thousands people. You haters of MJ, what do you do for the others ?? An if in the future you got some physical pains, you will not take some painkillers with the risk of becoming addicted.?? Before jugding the others, think of what you are and what you do.

1811 days ago
69.

MzCraziiChick13    

omg!!.. why would any1 steal from this man? i mean he's dead. What more could the world do to him. the way he started out in the music industry & lord knows how many millions-billions of dollars he made .. most peopl like him are suspose to be stuck up!> but he was the most loving and caring person ive ever witnessed. & it brings tears to my eyes every time i see , hear anything that mocks him for statements that arent true. & it also brings tears to my eyes everytime i hear his voice when i listen to his music every day becasue he diddnt deservee to die.. he was a wonderful man & it would've been a BLESSING TO ME if i met him. but its to late now & he's probably still not comfortable. i say this becasue yeah ~> MICHAEL JACKSON DIED of course he's gonna be the talk of the ~WORLD~ but why in such negativity that he doesnt desirve ? this whole stealing the memorabillia thing is beyond boobish & retatrded. Just to continue this dispute would be immature & sick and rude to a dead man. who ever did this was probably another goon looking to get his money. & to steal his PERSONAL BELONGINGS! ~> & sell them? that is just pittiful
i am 13 y-o & i love michael jackson always and 4ever. ~> miyia1and0nly@yahoo.com { (o) in 0nly is a zero (0) } ... if yah want send me your feed back!!

1811 days ago
70.

oxyclean    

'Memorabilia' is a plural, so they ARE missing.

1811 days ago
71.

TEAMBRANCA    


oooh the grasshopper is evil, no one is safe
seeing it in action

1811 days ago
72.

sue    

MANSLAUGHER IS COMMING DOWN SOON, NEWS ARE REPORTING THAT DR MURRAY LEFT MJ ALONE WITH THE PROPOFOL HOOKED UP AND WENT TO MAKE PHONE CALLS, HE IS HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR MANSLAUGHTER!!!! ITS ON HLN RIGHT NOW...

1811 days ago
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MJ WAS A JUNKIE    

77.
oooh the grasshopper is evil, no one is safe
seeing it in action

Posted at 5:02PM on Aug 13th 2009 by susan needs a job

I need a nose job

1811 days ago
74.

Dirty    

57. 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

Posted at 4:14PM on Aug 13th 2009 by Susan
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Hrm, if it's falling apart then they need to stop with the ticket sales... there is a counter on the tribute site:
http://www.tribute2009.com/

1811 days ago
75.

schoen1    

Lunarscope in the third comment is the one who started the castration discussion, although I'm sorry to say that I helped perpetuate it by commenting about it.

1811 days ago
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