Auction of Jackson Jr. pop-culture items cancelled over authenticity concerns

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On Friday, the U.S. Marshal’s Service cancelled the auction of assets from the Jessie Jackson, Jr. case.

There are concerns about the authenticity of the guitar signed by Michael Jackson and Eddie Van Halen.

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The Marshals Service will conduct a secondary review of all the assets.

Once the review is complete, a decision will be made whether to repost any assets for sale.

Jackson pleaded guilty in February to conspiring to commit mail and wire fraud.

Photo caption: The U.S. Marshals Service is putting up for auction several times owned by Jesse Jackson Jr., including this framed and matted “Michael Jackson” & “Eddie Van Halen” autographed Epiphone Les Paul guitar. (Gaston & Sheehan Auctioneers)

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