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A word of warning regarding Michael Louis Brittingham….

In Uncategorized on October 4, 2009 at 9:30 am

A word of warning regarding Michael Louis Brittingham….

Michael Louis Brittingham posing as Muslim

Michael Louis Brittingham Sr. in recent picture he posted on facebook, using name Michael Muhammad Abdullah Brittingham

Michael Louis Brittingham, Sr.

Michael Louis Brittingham in picture he posted on facebook, posing as Muslim

Older picture of Michael Louis Brittingham that he has posted on multiple sites online

Michael Louis Brittingham claims to be an international entrepreneur and artist music producer with private equity, venture capital, partnership opportunities, government/private tender opportunities, country director/project opportunities, etc., in Zurich, Europe, and the US, when, in fact, sources have discovered he is/has none of the above.

What he does have, however, is five or more Rip Off Report complaints about him, as well as many complaints on other sites and a few pending lawsuits.
http://www.ripoffreport.com/Search/Michael-Brittingham.aspx
http://www.ripoffreport.com/Search/Michael-Louis-Brittingham.aspx

It appears Mr. Brittingham preys upon women, more specifically mothers and/or business women who are divorcees, widows, or simply single, by making grand offers of helping with their financial dilemmas, careers, children’s careers, and more, by promising employment, partnerships, residency programs, recording contracts, and/or financial relief, after which he asks to stay at their home and requests they either pay for his air fare, provide him transportation, wire money, etc. Victims have filed reports and made statements.

Mr. Brittingham travels about the globe at the expense of unsuspecting women and men, using them until they are completely depleted or become suspicious, for which he then moves on to the next victim. He is a man who has no money, residence, bank account, car, or credit card.

His only business references are in conjunction with internet sites he concocted and named himself president of, via your site, Ning, Xing, Myspace, Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, to date, in order to find potential candidates to provide hospitality or financial means for his own personal endeavors.

With regards to the Michael Jackson Museum at Pickfair, Mr. Brittingham does not have the endorsement of the Jackson family or any representative of the Jackson family for this proposed museum he is soliciting investors for.

As an advocate for one of the victims, my best advice is: Steer clear of Mr. Michael Louis Brittingham and any projects he proclaims to be associated with.

Angela Johnson
Victims Advocate

UPDATE, JUNE 2010

Michael Brittingham is now calling himself “Michael Muhammad Abdullah Brittingham”, and he is pretending to be a Muslim. Since he has left a trail of crimes and has been reported to police in Europe and America, he is now trying to worm his way into the middle east, and get people to fund him moving into Dubai. I suppose he thinks he is unknown in that area, and in that language, but his past lying and theft will follow him.

We have learned he now claims that he was born in Yemen and is returning to his homeland to open a Michael Jackson Museum in Dubai. He says he is a good Muslim, a rich, successful businessman. He claims to own real estate and be a big real estate developer.

None of this is true. He is an American Citizen, born in New York. He has never been to the Middle East. He stated online previously that he was a conservative Republican. He has a criminal record. He has no home, owns no property, has no car, no money, no credit cards. It is not a crime to be poor and have no money. It is a fraud to claim to be wealthy to use people, promise them all kinds of things that can’t be delivered in order to get people to provide living expenses, clothing, shelter, travel expenses and other valuable things under false pretenses. It is fraud to claim fake credentials to enter into business agreements with people and take their money as investors in a project, then use it for his own personal gain and lifestyle.

He has a site on Facebook wearing the middle eastern clothing. I have heard from a number of people that he has been scamming. If he has approached you to invest in this Michael Jackson Museum in Dubai, please realize that this is all a scheme in his imagination, it is not real. If you loan or give this man money, you will never see it again, or get any value from it. Beware!

Michael Brittingham deliberately built a false persona on the internet in order to live on others as a parasite, taking from them, duping, lying, scamming them, to benefit himself while those associating with him only lose from the experience.

You can’t expect to get paid if you work for this man, or repaid any money he borrows from you. So many people I have met have had bad experiences dealing with this man.

In these other web sites, Michael Brittingham appears to be a philanthropist, raising funds for charity, but it is all a fraud to make him appear to be a good man. He actually does nothing to help anyone but himself. All his pictures are just taken from the internet, and he builds these sites to promote himself and his fraudulent persona online.

This are links he has posted on this facebook site, and here is the address of it:
MICHAEL BRITTINGHAM ON FACEBOOK
“Michael Muhammad Abdullah Brittingham”
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=50123&id=1489931938&comments=#!/photo.php?pid=85383&id=100000728842200

NEW NING SITE NETWORKS OF MICHAEL BRITTINGHAM
MICHAEL BRITTINGHAM, Entrepreneur, poet, artist, painter and Master of life, love and laughter!
http://michaelbrittingham.ning.com/
MICHAEL JACKSON WORLDWIDE COMMUNITY
http://www.michaeljacksonworldwidecommunity.com
MUSIC FOR RELIEF
http://www.musicforrelief.org/profile/MichaelBrittingham
http://www.myspace.com/mjmuseumproject
https://www.createspace.com/3404637
https://www.createspace.com/Customer/EStore.do?id=3414020
http://twitter.com/mikebrittingham
http://twitter.com/mlbfanclub
http://twitter.com/mjmuseum

Sarah Dees

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Stories about Michael Louis Brittingham

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2009 at 8:03 pm

Michael Louis Brittingham is posting press releases all over the internet about a Michael Jackson Museum “proposal” he wrote. He is actively contacting people he finds through social networking sites on the internet, asking them for money. He asks people to “invest” in this non-existent museum, to buy him airline tickets, hotel rooms, travel expenses, and to give him money for living expenses. He asks people if they will let him sleep on their sofa.

My name is Sarah Dees. Before you choose to associate with this man, I urge you to read my story about my recent experience with him.

https://warningmichaelbrittingham.wordpress.com/mystory/

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More stories about Michael Louis Brittingham

In Europe:

Michael Louis Brittingham Sr. has been leaving a trail of unhappy people in Europe as well as in the United States. Police reports have been made on Brittingham in Switzerland, in the UK and in Germany.

Danielle Libine and her friend both have negative experiences to report about him. I’m certain that you will find this story to be very interesting too.

European Story: http://clientmichaelbrittingham.wordpress.com/
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In America:

New blog now posted by another victim of Brittingham:

http://michaellouisbrittingham.blogspot.com/

New Ning group:
Questionable Ning Members and Networks
Scams, fraud alerts, internet predators, questionable sites/profiles/projects

http://lookingoutforningmembers.ning.com

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Ripoff Report® is a worldwide consumer reporting Web site and publication, by consumers, for consumers, to file and document complaints about companies or individuals.

As of October 4, 2009:

Seven stories reported here:

http://www.ripoffreport.com/Search/Michael-Louis-Brittingham.aspx

Four stories reported here:

http://www.ripoffreport.com/Search/Michael-Brittingham.aspx

Do you have a Michael Brittingham story to share?
Please go to Ripoff Report and post your story here:

http://www.ripoffreport.com/Login.aspx?returnUrl=/FileReport.aspx

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14 Aug 2008, Group newsletter in XING: I never in my life, thought that I would ever have to write a letter like this! I am stuck in Tbilisi, Georgia, there is a genuine war going on here, and I need your help to get out of this place and on to Zurich, so that I can close my business deals, and get on with my real life! Michael Brittingham

Billy Ivy confronted Michael Louis Brittingham last year over his request from an entire social networking membership for funds to get him out of Tbilisi, Georgia. Mr. Ivy points out that these letters are in the public domain. He gives his permission to provide the information for our readers, including the original letter posted in the American Business Network:

https://www.xing.com/app/forum?op=showarticles;id=12707374;articleid=12707374

and the exchanges between MLB and Mr. Ivy that followed (start at the top):

https://www.xing.com/app/forum?op=showarticles;id=12708977;articleid=13117710#13117710

Following this printed conversation, Brittingham was banned from moderating groups on XING. He has also had his profile deleted on XING for posting the lie that he is the CEO of XING.

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Welcome by Sarah Dees

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2009 at 7:41 pm

Dear Readers,

Welcome to WordPress.com.

This is my first time ever writing a blog and it’s something I never expected to do.  Life gives us opportunities we don’t expect though, and it is up to each of us to make the best of them.

The Universe has given me the unique opportunity to work with wonderful new friends I have made to expose Michael Louis Brittingham Sr. Please read the facts and learn about the man he actually is, in vivid contrast to the man he claims to be, online in NING groups and other social networking sites on the Internet.

When I “met” this man online, and we first began to correspond, I believed his claims and welcomed him into my life as a friend and an employer. The relationship that developed turned out to be a disaster for me. I learned of other people who have also endured negative consequences as a result of associating with this man. He takes money from people and much more. He interferes with the lives of people, preying upon them to use them for things he wants with no regard as to the misery he leaves in his wake.

If I was just one “disgruntled” woman, who had a personal conflict with another person, it would be ridiculous to go public with our dispute. I would walk away from a negative experience, feeling my time and energy would be better spent toward positive pursuits. That is not the case here.

I am writing this blog, and I’ve posted warnings online, because Michael Brittingham is actively preying upon people now. He is using internet sites to find contact and personal information about people so that he can approach them for money, airline tickets, travel expenses, living expenses, free labor and other things. He doesn’t even live in his own home, instead using other people to house him and provide for him. He offers nothing in return, taking from others as a parasite.

I did not find useful information about Brittingham when I researched him online prior to agreeing to work for him and allowing him entry into my home. Others reported the same thing; one friend even stated a lawyer had “checked him out” and couldn’t find anything negative about him. Lack of knowledge about him gave me a skewed perspective, only his own word of honor to go on, and I made a bad decision in associating with him.

This brings me to this new opportunity. Even though I found people on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean who had negative experiences with Michael Brittingham, no one else had been provided such a trove of evidence as the amount of proof I was able to collect. I also have a “survivor” mentality. I was not afraid to go forward with building the case necessary to report this man to the proper authorities, to finally put a stop to his predatory lifestyle. I was just a stepping stone, a small scam on the way to his big scam, the one he is working now. He stepped on the wrong small stone this time.

It is my goal to alert, inform and educate other people, so that they can make a better decision, when approached by this man, as to whether they want to give him money, shelter and assistance or not. With our information published, people now have better options to base their decision on, weighing in on the facts, the truth, and the recommendations of others he has dealt with in the past. If people want to work with this man after they have been informed of our discoveries about him, that is certainly a choice they can make. At least I will know I did my best to warn them, and that is the responsibility I feel has come to me as one who went before them, a person in the path of Michael Brittingham.