EX-NEVERLAND RANCH OWNER TRUMP ALLY THOMAS BARRACK BUSTED ... Charged w/ Acting as Agent of UAE

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EX-NEVERLAND RANCH OWNERTRUMP ALLY THOMAS BARRACK BUSTED ...Charged w/ Acting as Agent of UAE


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[FONT=&amp]One of Donald Trump's allies -- who also happened to scoop up Neverland Ranch after Michael Jackson lost it -- is facing federal charges for acting as an agent of a foreign government.
Thomas Barrack was busted Tuesday in L.A. after the feds accused him of acting and conspiring to act as an agent of the United Arab Emirates between April 2016 and April 2018. The 7-count indictment also charges Barrack with obstruction of justice and making multiple false statements during a June 2019 interview with the FBI.
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Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of NY Jacquelyn Kasulis says Barrack, who chaired Trump's 2017 inaugural committee, "abused his access to government officials to illegally advance the interests of foreign governments."
[FONT=&amp]There are 2 other defendants whom the feds claim capitalized on BarrackÂ’s friendships and access to Trump and other high-ranking officials to advance their goals without disclosing their true allegiances.
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[FONT=&amp]According to court docs, Barrack informally advised senior U.S. government officials on issues related to U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East as early as January 2017. Prosecutors also say Barrack sought appointment to a senior role in the U.S. government, including the role of Special Envoy to the Middle East.[/FONT][FONT=&amp]
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Barrack, who founded Colony Capital, is the former owner of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch. He purchased it for $22.5 million a year before MJ's death. Barrack ultimately sold the property in December 2020 for $20 million to the billionaire Ron Burkle.

[FONT=&amp]We got Barrack out with [/FONT]Rob Lowe[FONT=&amp] in L.A. back in 2010 just before the two became investors in Miramax ... they didn't talk about it much, but certainly appreciated the words of encouragement from our camera.[/FONT]



Ex-Neverland Ranch Owner, Trump Ally Thomas Barrack Arrested (tmz.com)
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Saw his on the news. He comes the karma train. Shame thome thome wasnt involved 😆🤭
 

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Michael Jackson is Having His Revenge from Beyond as Thomas Barrack, Who Snatched Away Neverland, Is Arrested and Jailed in Trump Scandal

by Roger Friedman - July 21, 2021 11:28 am
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That Thomas Barrack has been arrested and is actually in jail today should come as no surprise to Michael Jackson fans.

Barrack’s arrest now has to do with Donald Trump’s 2016 Inauguration and possible influence peddling with the United Arab Emirates. Barrack is accused by the US of acting as that country’s foreign agent.

But we know Thomas Barrack from before his dealings with Trump and the Arabs. He owns Colony Capital, the company that swooped in back in 2008 and bought Neverland out of the brink of foreclosure from Michael Jackson.

Tohme Tohme, who called himself a doctor, and became Michael’s final manager, worked for Barrack. As Tohme ate his way through what was left of Jackson’s life and career circa 2007-2008 and into the final year of his life, he acted as Barrack’s agent. When I interviewed Barrack about Tohme in 2008, he sang Tohme’s praises.

In the end, Barrack and Tohme caused the final upheavals in Jackson’s life financially and otherwise. Tohme introduced Michael to Dr. Conrad Murray, who hastened the end of his and went to jail for it. Tohme also introduced Jackson to Barrack, who bought the note on Neverland and took control of it. The irony was that for a decade Barrack was stuck with Neverland, which he renamed Sycamore Valley Ranch. No one would buy it. In the end, Michael’s friend, Ron Burkle, took it off his hands.

Tohme sued the Jackson Estate in 2012, claiming he was owed a 15 percent commission on compensation Jackson received during his last year of his life. He also wanted a cut of the concert film “This Is It,” which was released a few months after the singer’s death,and a finder’s fee for securing a loan that prevented foreclosure on Neverland Ranch.

And, of course, it was Barrack who provided that loan.
Tohme finally settled for $3 million in 2019, and was paid last year. He and Barrack had done their damage.
So it was no surprise when Barrack turned up in 2015 as a Trump associate, now wheedling his way into what became presidential affairs.

How ironic that first Murray was behind bars, and now Barrack. Michael Jackson is having his revenge after all. :tonguev4:
 
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BRIAN WILLIAMS MENTIONS MICHAEL JACKSON, 2 MINUTES IN

 
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The dumb reactions of laughter or held in laughter about mention of Neverland is annoying.
 

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i tell yall mj is having his revenge on everyone

Even though he wasn't a vengeful person, YES, there is certainly some payback going on.
Maybe it's a higher power evening up the score.

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Didn't Tom Barrack kind if help Michael to avoid foreclosure of Neverland in 2007/8? Someone had to help him, at the time....

Anyway, MJ should never have gone to Vegas, that's where he met all those weirdo types....
 
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