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New child sexual abuse claims filed against Michael Jackson

Fresh allegations five years after the singer's death


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New sexual abuse claims have been filed against Michael Jackson, five years after his death in 2009.

James Safechuck, 36, claims that Jackson abused him when he was 10-years-old, when he was working with the singer on a Pepsi advert, The Independent reports.

Furthering the allegations from Safechuck, the court documents claim that Jackson "engaged in a calculated course of conduct to lure both [Safechuck] and his parents into a false sense of security and normalcy that was far from reality. And [Jackson] was successful in his efforts to the point that [Safechuck] endured repeated acts of sexual abuse of a heinous nature and was brainwashed by the decedent into believing they were acts of love and instigated by James himself rather than the decedent.”

The report continues to claim that Safechuck was molested “nearly 100 times over the course of four years until he hit puberty”.

Howard Weizman, the attorney for Jackson’s estate has responded to the claims, telling E! News: "Mr. Safechuck's request to file a late claim against the Jackson Estate so he can recover money from Michael's beneficiary will hopefully be rejected."

"This is a person that made his claim five years after Michael died, more than 20 years after the incidents supposedly happened and has given sworn testimony that Michael never did anything inappropriate to him.”

A hearing for Safechuck’s case has been scheduled for 4 September 2014.

Jackson was acquitted of four child sexual abuse charges in 2005.

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