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MJ Estate Stops

'Heal the World' Copycat

4/27/2010 1:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Score another crushing victory for the Michael Jackson estate -- this time the MJ squad dropped the hammer on a woman who allegedly set up a sham Heal the World Foundation to dupe Jackson fans into buying merchandise.

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TMZ has learned a Federal judge issued an injunction against Melissa Johnson -- the woman behind a Heal the World Foundation website -- requiring her to stop "exploiting Michael Jackson's name, image and likeness." 

According to the court order, the judge ruled that Johnson -- who has attempted to register at least 40 trademarks with a direct connection to MJ -- operates websites that "convey to consumers a false affiliation with Michael Jackson."

As you may recall, Jackson operated a legit Heal the World Foundation back in the day, but it had been inactive for many years prior to his death.

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moi    

TMZ know about the conspiracies that were againts MJ and why he was murdered. You know it TMZ!, working together with AOL... Trrth will come out one day.

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17.

Marie    

There was a case on truTV (Forensic Files) last night about a male nurse who killed a young woman using Propofol. And though she may have asked for it, believing that it would help her migraine headache, the idiot nurse was found guilty of 1st degree murder in Gainesville, FL.
So, if Murray ever goes to trial they could use this case as a protocol to convict of 1st degree murder…I hope.
Posted at 11:14 AM on Apr 27, 2010 by WillOTheWisp



And I saw another case on tv where a plastic surgeon injected a fatal dose of silicone to a plastic surgery junkie and killed his patient.The doctor was convicted of second degree murder.They did not accuse him of manslaughter because in court they argued that he was a doctor and that he should have known that too much silicone injected to a human being is lethal.

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18.

mjfanalways    

i love you more michael.we the fans miss you.wish you were here with us.please come back.

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19.

The Truth    

What prove is there of what the Michael Jackson 'Heal The World Foundation' raised and distributed?



The chief executive told the media the foundation only distrubuted something like $5m in its first 4 years, and would be paying out less over subsequent years.



Michael talked of $100m when the foundation was launched.



Do***ents filed by accountants showed the fund had less than $4,000 by the late 1990's with no indication of vast sums having been raised or distributed.

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20.

Tellit    

21. I love Michael since I was born... It was a long time ago..
Posted at 11:32 AM on Apr 27, 2010 by Thaiz Park
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LOL. Todays winner.

1550 days ago
22.

Tell-Zit    

Post #12 by TELLIT as written:Jackson also had other competent ""MANAGEMENT ADVISORS"" he chose to ignore.Deleo and TOHME being them....DR TOHME R TOHME wasN'T A DOCTOR OR A POLICTAL FIGURE from LEBANON.Tohme works for T.R.W. and AEG Live/Colony Capital/aeg Tom Barrack/Sycamore Valley Ranch LLC.

1550 days ago
23.

susie    

@Phantom



It's beautiful, didn't know this one! oh my poor heart's bleeding



Thanks.

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24.

ashley    

i love u mj

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25.

fan    

14. Michael Jackson: A Prince Of Our Disorder
By Susan Lawrence, M.D.
I believe we are drawn to people like Michael Jackson because we sense, deeply and unconsciously, that the personal story they tell, through the symbolic language of behavior, is also our own story. They act out what we know instinctively to be true but are as yet unable to fully comprehend or accept about ourselves. The people to whom we are drawn the most are those who serve as living illustrations
of the personal struggles we find the most disturbing and difficult to tolerate. This is particularly true of our own experiences of childhood abuse, neglect, and trauma, and our unconscious re-enactment of these experiences as adults through anti-social and self-destructive behaviors.



We can honor him by recognizing his willingness to allow us access to his innermost self in ways that promote the highest good.
--
It's good to show your great talent, but MJ allowed too much access to his manipulated personality, for the vicious extortionists & worthless FBI & law system.
The team of supporters wasn't really there for him.



1550 days ago
26.

iFart    

FYI - "Rabbi" Shmuley stole the proceeds for original Heal the World foundation...that is what ended his and MJ's friendship. Poor Michael, always tried to do good in the world, and couldn't trust anyone. :(




Jackson's 'Ex-Rabbi': Did $100,000 Go to Charity?



The list of con men and hustlers who've taken advantage of Michael Jackson continues to grow, especially where charity causes are concerned. Jackson has been in Washington this week talking about raising money for new charities, but his old ones are still dogging him.



You will recall that Jackson was involved in something called Heal the Kids with Rabbi "Shmuley" Boteach. I've told you before that the most recent filing for Boteach's charity, L'Chaim Society, under which Heal the Kids fell, listed as one of its directors James Meiskin, a man currently in trouble with the Manhattan District Attorney's office for extortion.



But it now turns out that when you call the number for the L'Chaim Society, all you get is a recorded message that says the charity is gone and so is the rabbi. There are no forwarding numbers, according to the message. There is an old, non-working number listed in Boston for the man who signed the last L'Chaim Society tax return, one Arash Farin, and no listing anywhere for its other director, Avri Vantman.



You can always hear or see Boteach on TV or radio giving his opinion about something or other and plugging one of his books.



But one thing he doesn't seem able to opine is where all the money went from the short-lived charity. And one person who might be interested is Denise Rich, who wrote Boteach a check for $100,000 in the fall of 2000 for the L'Chaim Society right around the time Boteach and his then pal Michael Jackson came to two of her own fundraising events.



That $100,000 shows up in the L'Chaim Society's 2000 tax return. The same return shows no money whatsoever was spent on anything remotely charitable, just salaries and expenses.



Rich, who is the victim in this case, thought she was giving the money to one of Jackson's charities at the time. But a source of mine who was with Jackson at the time says Jackson never saw the money or the check. It went straight to Boteach and the L'Chaim Society.



http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,115965,00.html

1550 days ago
27.

ILoveYouMichael    

I hope this news does not cover the sun with his hand. Diverting attention.
I'm still waiting for justice for Michael and I continue to condemn Dr. Murray for his actions in 1st aid.

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TMZ is worse than Star Magazine    

TMZ is a piece of crap. The Court DID NOT grant the injunction. Please see homepage of HTWF.



"Dear HTWF members, on April 26th 2010, the judge partially approved and partially denied an injunction
against HTWF, brought against us by the Jackson estate executors.



The estate sought an injunction preventing us from using Mr. Jackson's name or images on our website as well as the heal the world name and Jackson related trademarks.



The judge approved the portions relating to the images and name of Mr. Jackson and denied their request for the heal the world brands.



This injunction is only a part of the trial process and will be changed when the jury has ruled at the end of our trial and HTWF has proven their case to a jury of our peers.



We will have our website under maintenance for a short time, to make sure we can comply with the
court order.



Do not believe all the media reports about HTWF and don't give up on HTWF, we are not defeated, we are working hard to protect the Charity and will not give up on it either.



With love,



HTWF Staff"

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29.

Nippi    

I hope the Michael Jackson Heal the world foundation get's back on it's feet. We need more people with the heart of MJ in this world. Maybe the world would be a better place at leaste he set out to do something positive to try to make the world a better place many people don't even do that. Just sitting around scheming trying to figure ways to leech and coat tail ride like this lady...what a waste!



HEAL THE WORLD! WE LOVE YOU JACKSON FAMILY!

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30.

riddler~    

26. Where Is The Conrad Murray 'Heal The World Foundation'




Because He Did



Posted at 1:31 PM on Apr 27, 2010 by OhWell



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"Your facetious wit is in good shape...that is, for the shape you're in."



quote by riddler~



Reading words we visually see is a great thing, but the ability to see words that are not visible is even better.



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