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WPIX-TV (PIX11) News Feature: “NJ’s Attorney General Closes Case of Fraudulent Memorabilia”

April 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, WPIX-TV (PIX11) in New Jersey, recently published a news report about the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office auctioning off memorabilia seized in 2007 – memorabilia that Prosecutor John Molinelli was warned  included fake autographs.  The report claims that a prior report revealed that the prosecutor’s office made false statements in an official document in order to get a no bid contract for their “handpicked” memorabilia authenticator.  Purportedly, these news stories lead to refunds being offered to the buyers.  One of the buyers subsequently filed a criminal complaint against the prosecutor which went to the Bergen County Policeand then to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Division of Criminal Justice; the AG’s office then sent a letter to people who’d complained and it said that their information “was received and reviewed…The matter is now closed.Read more

Auction Fraud at Center of FBI & Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Annual Report for 2009

March 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) issued their Annual Report a few months ago. Among the highlights is that auction fraud – a frequent topic in the hobby of collecting original television and movie props and wardrobe – was reported to make up one of four complaints made to the organization. Read more

Auction Fraud at Center of FBI & Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Annual Report for 2008

July 2, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) issued their Annual Report a few months ago.  Among the highlights is that auction fraud – a frequent topic in the hobby of collecting original television and movie props and wardrobe – was reported to make up one of four complaints made to the organization. Read more

eBay’s “kellysheroesmilitaria” No Longer A Registered User

October 31, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

The account of “kellysheroesmilitaria” has been suspended on eBay, showing a status of “No longer a registered user” and “Not a registered user” (also known as “NARU”).  Read more

The “Production Protection Program” (“P-3″): Retired?

October 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Based on the transfer of ownership of Elstree Props (see Elstree Props, New Ownership, Announcement On Redesigned Website) and a near complete lack of evidence of it ever having been on the Internet, it appears that the “Production Protection Program”, or “P-3″, has been retired. Read more

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