Michael Jackson's Burial Was Delayed Because of Money Dispute

Vanity Fair reports a mad scramble for cash stashed in Jackson's home.
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Now, to the shocking new allegations in a new book after the days after the death of michael jackson revealed in a new issue of "vanity fair." Reports of a mad dash for cash stashed in the home and a claim that janet jackson refused to bury her brother for months because of a dispute over money. Abc's nick watt has the story. Reporter: After 2009, the king of pop lay unburied for more than two months. ♪ in part, because of the feud over his fortune had already began. Janet put up the deposit on the burial plot and wanted to be reimbursed by the estate before the funeral. She's the one that they all come to for money. Reporter: Randall sullivan spend three years researching his book "untouchable." The strange life of michael jackson coming out november 13th. An abridged version in "vanity fair." Sullivan says the security CONTRACTOR TOLD him LaToya showed up at michael's house within hours apparently looking for money. Janet, he says, showed up next morning with a moving van. Mark geragos was once michael's lawyer. I wouldn't say it was necessarily money so much, at least trying to take charge of a situation that they knew or suspected was going to spin out of control. Reporter: Which happened this past summer. Paris live tweeted, my grandmother, mysterious disappearance. There was no force involved in katherine's, quote, abduction. But she was deceived. Reporter: Some wanted to prove her an unfit guardian. The money goes with the children. And everyone understands that. Reporter: And no word from janet who say the claims made against her were completely false. And cather ran told abc news the implication thth on e night of her son's death that mrs. Jackson would be doing anything other than grieving and consoling her grandchildren is simply ridiculous. For "good morning america," nick nick watt, los angeles. And you can read much more in the book "untouchable." That book goes on sales next month. Lara? Behind the scenes with first lady michelle obama. The president has often said he

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