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

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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 … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

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

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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

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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?

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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...]