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The People Vs Michael Joseph Jackson (2005)

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posted on Aug, 9 2009 @ 11:42 AM
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This trial was a pure extortion attempt... Why???

Here's an excerpt from a book I'm reading at the moment... This is on page 175 of Unmasked by Ian Halperin


In Novermber 2003, shortly after his arrest, and before the accuser had been officially identified by ost media outlets, the media suddenly "learned" that the Jackson case wasn't the first time that the Arvizo family had made abuse allegations.

In November 2001, the JCPenney department store chain paid the Arvizos a settlement of $137,500 to end a lawsuit alleging that three security guards at a Southern California store beat Gavin Arvizo, his mother, Janet, and his brother, Star, in a parking lot in 1998 after Gavin left the store carrying clothes that hadn't been paid for. To up the ante, Janet even added an allegation two years after the incident, claiming that the guards had sexually fondled her breasts and pelvic area for "up to seven minutes" while they were trying to detain her.

A month before the settlement, Janet filed for divorce from her husband, David, in a case which would see her allege abuse and false imprisonment, both of which mirror the charges she made in the subsequent Jackson case.

Later, David's attorney, Russell Halpern, said Janet had lied about the abuse and had a"Svengali-like" ability to make her children repeat her lies.

When social workers from the Department of Children and Family Services were summoned to the Arvizo home in October 2001 to investigate an altercation, they questioned the children, who told them there had been no abuse by their father.

"There was no hitting, just yelling, and not a lot of yelling," the children stated. But when Janet Arvizo returned home and discovered that the DCFS had interviewed her children without her precsence, she immediately got in contact with the agency and demanded they return. This time the children's stories changed drastically and they claimed abuse had taken place.


At one point, the boy's claimed that Jackson showed them a porn magazine...

Here's another excerpt of the punk getting caught in a lie...




He proceeded to ridicule claims that the family was held prisoner at Neverland, pointing out that the family had left the ranch twice and had later returned to the estate.

"How many times do you think your family escaped from Neverland and went back so that they could escape again?" the attorney asked sarcastically.

When Mesereau showed him a copy of a porn magazine titled Barely Legal, asking if this was the exact edition that Jackson had showed the boys, Star testified it was.

"Are you sure?"
"Yes."

Mesereau then pointed out that the magazine he had showed Star was dated August 2003, months AFTER the boys visited Neverland for the last time.

Finally, Mesereau got the boy to admit that he lied under oath in a deposition for another case when he swore that his mother and father never fought and that his father never hit him during the civil suit against the department store years earlier. "Did someone tell you to lie in the JCPenny case?" the lawyer asked.

By the time Star left the stand, it was clear that his and his sister's credibility had been reduced in the eyes of the jury, who began to look over at Jackson regularly for the first time....


The book I'm reading is Unmasked by Ian Halperin... it is primarily about both child molestation cases, but he also touches on some irrelavent issues such as MJ's relationship with scientology and MJ's sexuality, claiming he's gay without providing hard proof... and that's what the book mainly got destroyed in reviews for, but in reality, if you want to learn more about the child molestation cases, whcih this book is 90% about, you should get it... Although, from what I've heard, Michael Jackson conspiracy by Aphrodite Jones is much better, but its only about the 2005 trial....

I have zero doubt in my mind that both trials were extortion attempts...

Here are some more excerpts from the book


It was finally time for Jackson to face his accuser. On March 15, 2005 Tom Sneddon called Gavin Arvizo to the stand, where he told much the same story as his brother and sister. He also added a shocking new allegation. He said that before Jackson masturbated him, the singer told him that if men don't masturbate they end up raping women. The comment made a number of jurors gasp.

But when Mesereau stood up for the cross-examination, he held in his hand Gavin's police statement from 2003. At that time, he told investigators that it was his grandmother who him that men have to masturbate to avoid raping women.

Confronted with his inconsistency, the boy was understandbly flustered. But he had a ready explanation. Jackson had told him the same thing as his grandmother did "around the same time."



Throughout Gavin's testimony, he claimed that he had been molested by Jackson twice. But when Sergent Steve Robel, lead investigator for the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department, took the stand, he testified that Gavin had actually twice claimed to investigators the singer had molestedhim five to seven times, "but he could not articulate exactly" what happened every time.



When he asked Gavin during his testimony whether he had ever called talk show host Jay Leno, for example, the boy admitted it, but said he never spoke directly to the comedian, claiming he reached an answering machine. He also denied his mother was present when he made the call, saying there was a woman present, but that she was a family friend.

However, ABC News obtained the police transcript of a conversation where Leno told investigators a very different story.

"A while back the mother called, 'Oh, my son, he's twelve years old, oh, he loves you,"' Leno said, contradicting Gavin's sworn testimony. "I'm not that much of an egomaniac, I don't know why a twelve-year-old would be infatuated with a fifty-five-year-old guy who does political joes... and I said 'Well, what can I do for you?"' Lrno said.

"It all sounded very rehearsed to me," he added.

The investigator then asked Leno whether the mother and son were "looking for money."

"I think so. It just sounded a little suspicious... I don't know if he's reading from a script, but it just sounded coached," he replied. Leno would eventually take the stand to testify on behalf of Jackson's defence even though he also told police he thought Jackson was guilty of the charges against him.

Leno wasn't the only celebrity that had been hit up for money, apparently.

The comedian Chris Tucker, who introduced Gavin to Jackson, would testify that he had met Gavin at a benefit in 2000 while the boy was fighting cancer and the two became friends.

"He was really smart and cunning at times, and his brother... was definitely cunning," he recalled. He told the jury that Gavin was constantly asking for gifts and that he had one day taken Jackson aside and warned him to "watch out" for Jacnet Arvizo because he had grown suspicious of her.

Another celebrity, CNN talk show host Larry King, had a similar story to tell about Janet Arvizo, but the judge wouldn't allow him to tell a jury, ruling it irrelevant. Nevertheless, King told the court that he had spoken to the Arvizo's former civil lawyer, Larry Feldman, trying to get him to come on his popular show to discuss the case. Feldman declined, he said, but not before telling King that he didn't want to take Janet's case because he didn't find her credible.



When the jurors finally heard from Janet Arvizo herself, she gave them a rambling, often contradictory account of the family's time at Neverland and painted a sinister picture of Jackson.

"He never cared about us or my son," she charged.

Turning to the juryt, she regularly made speeches during her testimony.

"He managed to fool the world," she announced. "Now, because of this crimincal case, people know who he really is."



Nevertheless, perhaps the most damaging part of her testimony concerned a story that she had arranged about her son in a local newspaper saying that the family was poverty-stricken and required to pay $12,000 for each chemotherapy treatment Gavin received. The story included an address to send contributions.

Under cross-examination, Arvizo first claimed that the figure was typographical error and that it should have read $1,200, but she finally acknowledged that the family was actually paying nothing for the treatments because her husband's insurance covered the chemotheraphy.

After the trial, Arvizo was charged with perjury and welfare fraud for illegally collecting more than $18,000 in welfare benefits by falsely claiming she was indigent. She pleaded no contest to the charges and was sentenced to community service.


The media completely screwed Michael Jackson in the 2nd case :smh:

I couldn't find the book online so I had to type out these excerpts myself, and I did it quickly without looking at the keyboard often so if there are mistakes, just excuse them... I'll post some more tomorrow...




posted on Aug, 9 2009 @ 11:54 AM
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Thank you for posting these excerpts. The more that I've read about MJ's accusers and everything, the more it becomes obvious to me that these were cases of extortion and greed, and it's truly sad that someone as obviously kind and giving as Michael Jackson had to be the victim of these schemes......we can only imagine how horrible it must be to love children and do so much for them, only to have people turn around and falslely accuse you of something as terrible as child sexual abuse!


I hope more people become informed about the truth instead of just blindly labeling him a pedophile/pervert. People believe what they want to believe, unfortunately.....

[edit on 9-8-2009 by Replikant]



posted on Aug, 9 2009 @ 12:07 PM
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Hi Hi -
Here’s a great thread on all you ever wanted to know about Michael Jackson being framed and the mass extortion plots against him.

Was Michael Jackson Framed? by Mary A. Fischer GQ magazine

The article by Mary A. Fischer is a fascinating read and covers the same subject.



peace

[edit on 9-8-2009 by silo13]



posted on Aug, 9 2009 @ 12:15 PM
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Originally posted by silo13
Hi Hi -
Here’s a great thread on all you ever wanted to know about Michael Jackson being framed and the mass extortion plots against him.

Was Michael Jackson Framed? by Mary A. Fischer GQ magazine

The article by Mary A. Fischer is a fascinating read and covers the same subject.



peace

[edit on 9-8-2009 by silo13]


Thanks for posting that link, I'll check it out...



posted on Aug, 9 2009 @ 02:24 PM
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Originally posted by silo13
Hi Hi -
Here’s a great thread on all you ever wanted to know about Michael Jackson being framed and the mass extortion plots against him.

Was Michael Jackson Framed? by Mary A. Fischer GQ magazine

The article by Mary A. Fischer is a fascinating read and covers the same subject.



peace

[edit on 9-8-2009 by silo13]


Hi, I remember the thread.. changed my mind on things. I don't think the article is there anymore. After a bit of searching I am unable to find it posted anywhere else.



posted on Aug, 9 2009 @ 02:31 PM
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Yuh I pretty much studied up on his cases a while back. Both clear extortion cases. Funny how the Arvizo's went to visit civil lawyers b4 going to the police. This was due to the fact they were uninformed of the new law stating they had to win criminal court b4 civil court.

Here is what the 2 lying boys look like and are up to now.

floacist.wordpress.com...




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