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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIVE REPORT This investigative report is predicated upon a request by Special Agent Supervisor

(SAS) Bill Arnone to assist the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office, Miami-Dade County with an investigation whereby allegations of extortion, theft and fraud have been made by an attorney representing Shaquille O'Neal. The attorney, Paul A. Calli wrote a letter on January 4, 2010 addressed to Assistant State Attorney (ASA) Joseph Centorino on Mr. ONeals behalf stating that a subject, Shawn Darling and another subject Vanessa Lopez are attempting to extort his client, Shaquille ONeal for an amount exceeding sixteen million dollars ($16,000,000.00). The letter also alleged that Mr. Darling who had been hired by Mr. ONeal and his wife to perform work on his computer and installation of a home theater system also stole thirteen thousand (13,000) electronic mails (emails) without authorization and/or consent. It also stated that Mr. Darling continues to use Mr. ONeals email address and sends/intercepts electronic communications belonging to Mr. ONeal. The letter also stated that through then use of Mr. ONeals emails, Mr. Darling had contacted the female named Vanessa Lopez and elicited her in extorting Mr. ONeal. Through the letter Mr. Calli was requesting that the case be investigated by law enforcement for possible criminal prosecution. The following is being submitted into related items under this investigative report: A copy of the letter sent to ASA Joseph Centorino by Mr. Calli.

Case Number:MI-48-2535 Serial #:1 Author:Ojeda, Anthony J Office:Miami Activity Start Date:01/10/2010 Activity End Date:01/10/2010 Approved By:Arnone, William James Description:Case Opening Investigative Report THIS REPORT IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE USE OF THE AGENCY TO WHICH IT WAS DISSEMINATED AND MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT IS EITHER PRIVILEGED OR CONFIDENTIAL AND EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. ITS CONTENTS ARE NOT TO BE DISTRIBUTED OUTSIDE YOUR AGENCY.

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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIVE REPORT This investigative report is predicated upon a request by Special Agent Supervisor (SAS) Bill Arnone to assist the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office, Miami-Dade County with an investigation whereby allegations of extortion, theft and fraud have been made by an attorney representing Shaquille O'Neal. On January 12, 2010 a meeting took place at the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office with Special Agent (SA) Anthony Ojeda and the following individuals: Paul A. Calli, attorney currently representing Mr. ONeal on this case. Marissel Descalzo, attorney currently representing Mr. ONeal on the case. Donald Wayne DeLucca, private investigator with Andrews International Joe Wise, private investigator with Andrews International Assistant State Attorney (ASA) Joseph Centorino Assistant State Attorney (ASA) Charlie Johnson Special Agent Supervisor (SAS) Bill Arnone The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the case and possibly determine if any criminal charges were valid regarding the allegations. As a result of the meeting additional information was requested of Mr. Calli by ASA Centorino and Johnson. Once the information is provided and reviewed a determination will be made regarding any criminal acts as having taken place.

Case Number:MI-48-2535 Serial #:2 Author:Ojeda, Anthony J Office:Miami Activity Start Date:01/12/2010 Activity End Date:01/12/2010 Approved By:Arnone, William James Description:Meeting at the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office THIS REPORT IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE USE OF THE AGENCY TO WHICH IT WAS DISSEMINATED AND MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT IS EITHER PRIVILEGED OR CONFIDENTIAL AND EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. ITS CONTENTS ARE NOT TO BE DISTRIBUTED OUTSIDE YOUR AGENCY.

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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIVE REPORT This investigative report is predicated upon a request by Special Agent Supervisor (SAS) Bill Arnone to assist the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office, Miami-Dade County with an investigation whereby allegations of extortion, theft and fraud have been made by an attorney representing Shaquille O'Neal. On February 12, 2010 Ms. Vanessa Lopez was interviewed at the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office. Present during the interview was Assistant State Attorneys (ASA) Joe Centurino and Charlie Johnson. Also present was one of the attorneys who now represents Ms. Vanessa Lopez in this criminal matter, Robert Amsel. The purpose of the interview was to become better informed as to the relationship of Ms. Lopez with ONeal and a subject named Shawn Darling. The interview revealed the following information as provided by Ms. Lopez: Ms. Lopez stated that she has known the family of Shaquille (Shaq) ONeal since she was younger (13yoa) as they all lived in the Orlando area. However, during her younger days she did not have any type of relationship with Mr. ONeal. She alleged that they began their relationship which included being physical (sexual) in nature approximately five (5) years ago. She knew that Mr. ONeal was married and she said that over the summer of 2009 she and he had an argument and she told him that she was going to tell his wife of the affair. Shortly after the argument she stated she received threatening voice mail messages from Mr. ONeals sister. She said that in the messages his sister stated she (Ms. Lopez) would never model again and she threatened to place naked photos of Ms. Lopez on the internet. Ms. Lopez stated that she called Mr. ONeal and after their conversation she began receiving blocked phone calls in the early morning with an unknown person breathing into the phone. She also said that an unknown police looking vehicle was parked in front of her house. She said that on October 1, 2009 she received a text message from someone she believes was hired by Mr. ONeal named Justin who wrote in the message that he had just landed. She said she had no idea who Justin was and why he had been sending her a text. She said she contacted the police as a result of this. On October 2, 2009 she said she received a text from an unknown number that stated I can help you with your 702 problem. She received additional texts from the same number that stated Dont you want to get paid? and also advising her that Mr. ONeal had hired Justin to harass Ms. Lopez. Ms. Lopez stated that she went to an attorney, Michelle Kelson because she wanted to file a restraining order against Mr. ONeal for harassment. She then began speaking with a person Case Number:MI-48-2535 Serial #:3 Author:Ojeda, Anthony J Office:Miami Activity Start Date:02/12/2010 Activity End Date:02/12/2010 Approved By:Arnone, William James Description:Interview of Vanessa Lopez THIS REPORT IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE USE OF THE AGENCY TO WHICH IT WAS DISSEMINATED AND MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT IS EITHER PRIVILEGED OR CONFIDENTIAL AND EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. ITS CONTENTS ARE NOT TO BE DISTRIBUTED OUTSIDE YOUR AGENCY.

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Case Number: MI-48-2535 IR Number: 3 who became known to her as Shawn Darling both through text and on the phone. He told her he could help her with her restraining order and lawsuit she was filing against Mr. ONeal at which time Ms. Lopez stated she provided the name and number to Ms. Kelson and had him call. According to Ms. Lopez, Mr. Darling sent a text over to Ms. Kelson that had allegedly been written between Mr. ONeal and Justin. She said that when her attorney spoke with Mr. Darling he indicated to her that he wanted something for supplying the text messages from Mr. ONeal. According to Ms. Lopez during her and Ms. Kelsons conversations with Mr. Darling he told them that he was working for Shawnee who is Mr. ONeals wife. She said that he tried to push her into filing for the restraining order against Mr. ONeal and also said he had been leaking information to the tabloids about Mr. ONeal. Ms. Lopez stated that she told another attorney named Lafe Purcell who is representing her in another paternity case against National Basketball Association (NBA) player J.J. Redick about the alleged harassment case with Mr. ONeal. According to Ms. Lopez, Mr. Purcell told Ms. Lopez that they needed the help of Mr. Darling for their lawsuit and he allegedly emailed him. She stated that he (Mr. Purcell) and Mr. Darling had conversations and ultimately Mr. Purcell allegedly began representing Mr. Darling because according to Ms. Lopez, Mr. Darling told Mr. Purcell that he had nineteen-thousand (19,000) emails, recordings and bank routing information belonging to Mr. ONeal. According to Ms. Lopez she was told by Mr. Purcell to record her telephone conversations with Mr. ONeal (without his knowledge). She said that Mr. Purcell had told her that it was legal for her to record the conversation with Mr. ONeal as long as there was a third (3rd) party who was willing to be a witness to the conversation. Ms. Lopez said that Mr. Purcell told her that he would be able to supply a private investigator (PI) who would be willing to be the witness although he didnt actually hear and/or witness the telephone conversations. Ms. Lopez said that she was counseled by the attorney on what to say in the conversations and that he (Mr. Purcell) wanted to set up Mr. ONeal. According to Ms. Lopez she did make calls and the same are now in the possession of Mr. Purcell and her current attorney Allred. According to Ms. Lopez, Mr. Darling told her that he had been hired by Mr. ONeals wife as her personal computer technician and had access to duplicating the information from Mr. ONeals computer. According to Ms. Lopez, Mr. Darling told another attorney named Reed Ferrea (Phonetically) that if Mr. ONeal didnt give him fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000,000.00) he would put his information (emails, etc.) out there. Ms. Lopez stated that she has seen some of the emails sent to Mr. Purcell as she said the Mr. Darling had set up access (unknown) for Mr. Purcell to get into his (Mr. Darlings) files to read the information. She said that some of the information she was able to see were conversations between Mr. ONeal and his therapist, another conversation when his (Mr. ONeals brother) was caught with a transvestite, relationships of Mr. ONeal with other females, and how his step-father (Mr. ONeal) use to smoke crack cocaine. According to Ms. Lopez, during conversations with Mr. Darling he told her the recorded conversations she had with Mr. ONeal at the request of Mr. Purcell were illegal. She said that she subsequently spoke with another attorney, Gloria Allred from California who told her that she should have no contact with Mr. Purcell or Mr. Darling because what they were doing was illegal. She said that on December 29, 2009 an associate of Ms. Allreds firm, Nathan Goldberg flew to Miami and met with her and Mr. Darling at the Fontainebleau Hotel on Miami Beach. She said that during that conversation Mr. Darling told them that he had access to Mr. ONeals information because he owned the server he was on along with the domain; therefore he owned everything relating to his computer. She said that Mr. Darling was upset with Ms. Allreds firm because they would not represent him and that Mr. Darling had told Mr. Goldberg that he Page 2

Case Number: MI-48-2535 IR Number: 3 wanted fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000,000.00) for the information he had on Mr. ONeal. According to Ms. Lopez the reason that Mr. Darling told her he was doing these things to Mr. ONeal was because he (Mr. Darling) was upset with the way Mr. ONeal was treating his wife (Shawnee) and that he (Mr. ONeal) had put on a Global Position Satellite (GPS) on his wifes car to track her whereabouts. Ms. Lopez also said that when she made the recordings of her conversations at the request of Mr. Purcell, she bought the recorder used and all of the tapes were given to Mr. Purcell. She did state that a letter had been sent by Mr. Purcell to Ms. Allred regarding the calls and third (3rd) party witness he had regarding the calls. Ms. Lopez said that Mr. Darling now had an attorney located in Washington D.C., named Jonathan Heller. She further stated that he (Mr. Darling) continues to call her a couple of times a week. She said Mr. Darling can still access Mr. ONeals computer and that he has told her that if he received thirty-percent (30%) of her settlement from the lawsuit she has outstanding against Mr. ONeal he would turn it over everything over to her. Ms. Lopez was willing to cooperate in anything that law enforcement may want and/or do should the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office feel that there is a prosecutable case. Ms. Lopez also provided copies of text communication between her and Mr. ONeal as well as Mr. Darling for review.

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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIVE REPORT This investigative report is predicated upon a request by Special Agent Supervisor (SAS) Bill Arnone to assist the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office, Miami-Dade County with an investigation whereby allegations of extortion, theft and fraud have been made by an attorney representing Shaquille O'Neal. On February 13, 2010 Special Agent Anthony Ojeda reviewed all the text messages provided by Ms. Vanessa Lopez during the interview of February 12, 2010. As a result of the same SA Ojeda didnt see anything in any of the messages that indicated any type of extortion directly made to Mr. ONeal by Ms. Lopez or the other subject of this case, Darling. Copies of the messages were made and provided to Assistant State Attorney (ASA) Charlie Johnson for his review and file. ASA Johnson told SA Ojeda that he would review the same and a determination will be made whether the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office is willing to pursue this matter criminally. The following is being submitted into related items under this investigative report: A copy of the text messages provided by Ms. Vanessa Lopez during her interview.

Case Number:MI-48-2535 Serial #:4 Author:Ojeda, Anthony J Office:Miami Activity Start Date:02/13/2010 Activity End Date:02/13/2010 Approved By:Arnone, William James Description:Text messages provided by Ms. Vanessa Lopez THIS REPORT IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE USE OF THE AGENCY TO WHICH IT WAS DISSEMINATED AND MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT IS EITHER PRIVILEGED OR CONFIDENTIAL AND EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. ITS CONTENTS ARE NOT TO BE DISTRIBUTED OUTSIDE YOUR AGENCY.

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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIVE REPORT This investigative report is predicated upon a request by Special Agent Supervisor (SAS) Bill Arnone to assist the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office, Miami-Dade County with an investigation whereby allegations of extortion, theft and fraud have been made by an attorney representing Shaquille O'Neal. On April 13, 2010 Special Agent (SA) Anthony Ojeda and Magali Bonilla interviewed Ms. Vanessa Lopez with her attorney, Robert Amsel present. The purpose for the interview was to further speak with Ms. Lopez regarding her relationship and/or knowledge of Shawn Darling as well as establish creditability of Ms. Lopez regarding her other lawsuits and/or relationships with professional athletes. Ms. Lopez had been issued a subpoena previously when she was interviewed on February 12, 2010 at the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office. Mr. Amsel stated that he had spoken with Assistant State Attorney (ASA) Charlie Johnson regarding the subpoena and the fact that Ms. Lopez was still being granted immunity under the original subpoena issued on that date. Ms. Lopez stated that most of her contact with Mr. O'Neal was through texting or direct telephone conversation. SA Ojeda had noted when he reviewed the text documents provided by Ms. Lopez on February 12, 2010 that there appeared to be large date gaps. Ms. Lopez stated that the documents had been shortened and her attorney representing her in her civil lawsuit against Mr. O'Neal, Gloria Allred had the full version of the text messages. Ms. Lopez stated that she provided Mr. O'Neal with copies of the same texts she provided to law enforcement on February 12, 2010 and hes aware of them. Ms. Lopez again went over information she had previously provided on February 12, 2010 and further stated that she has had no contact with Mr. O'Neal since December 2009. She was specifically asked about any and all relationships and lawsuits she may have filed against any and all professional athletes. Ms. Lopez stated she had only three (3) relationships with professional sports figures and filed two (2) lawsuits. She said that the individuals were Mr. Shaquille O'Neal, Mr. and Mr. Kenyon Martin. All three (3) are professional basketball players. The lawsuits she stated she filed were against Mr. O'Neal and Mr. She stated she had a sexual relationship with Mr. Martin but never filed any lawsuit against him. Her lawsuit against Mr. O'Neal is pending, and as a result of her lawsuit against Mr. she said it was closed and she received no monetary settlement. She additionally stated that her lawsuit against Mr. was as a result of her becoming pregnant by him; however, she had an abortion stating she paid for the same. According to Ms. Lopez this information (pregnancy) has never been told and/or known to anyone. She stated she has no children with anyone. She denied any relationship with Dwayne Wade a professional basketball player mentioned by Mr. O'Neal in his texts to Ms. Lopez and as having a relationship. Case Number:MI-48-2535 Serial #:5 Author:Ojeda, Anthony J Office:Miami Activity Start Date:04/13/2010 Activity End Date:04/13/2010 Approved By:Arnone, William James Description:Interview of Ms. Vanessa Lopez at FDLE THIS REPORT IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE USE OF THE AGENCY TO WHICH IT WAS DISSEMINATED AND MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT IS EITHER PRIVILEGED OR CONFIDENTIAL AND EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. ITS CONTENTS ARE NOT TO BE DISTRIBUTED OUTSIDE YOUR AGENCY.

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Ms. Lopez stated that the subject of this case, Darling has been calling and/or texting her and her attorney, Jonathan Heller who works for Ms. Allred stating that for one-hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) he would provide them with information (unknown what) that would help her lawsuit against Mr. O'Neal. She also alleged that Mr. Darling has been paid twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00) by a dot com tabloid, Radar.com for an interview. She said he has told her in the past that he (Mr. Darling) has retrieved Mr. O'Neals emails because he owns the domain and server that is used by Mr. O'Neal. This was previously mentioned during her interview of February 12, 2010. She again stated that she was told by Mr. Darling that he would leak everything he has on Mr. O'Neal if he wasnt paid twelve million dollars ($12,000,000,000.00). She stated she had asked Mr. Darling if he had leaked some of the information currently on-line with the tabloids and she stated he said not me. She further said that he (Mr. Darling) had told her that he had brought the information he has on Mr. O'Neal to his attorneys in Washington D.C. He further said that as a result of reviewing them he (Mr. Darling) was told that the attorneys saw what he described as being seventeen (17) felonies in the information that could be used against Mr. O'Neal. Its unknown exactly what Mr. Darling was alleging and what may have been in the information. According to Ms. Lopez she had seen only a few of the emails that Mr. Darling is alleged to have when she was at her attorneys office. She said it was at the office of Lafe Purcell and according to Ms. Lopez Mr. Darling gave him access to information (unknown how). She said that Mr. Purcell showed her the emails and she recalled some of the information from four of them. She stated the following based on what she has alleged she saw; Mr. O'Neals brother having been caught with a transvestite, how he (Mr. O'Neal) was abused (unknown what type of abuse) by his stepfather until the age of fourteen (14), how Mr. O'Neals father smoked one million dollars ($1,000,000,000.00) worth of crack cocaine as well as discussions (emails) between Mr. O'Neal and his ex-wife Shaunie O'Neal regarding their visits to the therapist (marriage counselor) and what had happened. Ms. Lopez stated that she was willing to assist law enforcement with controlled telephone call(s) and/or a controlled meeting(s) with Mr. Darling. The following is being submitted into related items under this investigative report: A copy of the article regarding from KTLA.com

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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIVE REPORT This investigative report is predicated upon a request by Special Agent Supervisor (SAS) Bill Arnone to assist the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office, Miami-Dade County with an investigation whereby allegations of extortion, theft and fraud have been made by an attorney representing Shaquille O'Neal. As a result of the interview with Ms. Vanessa Lopez on April 13, 2010 SA Ojedas investigation revealed that Ms. Lopez had an additional relationship with another basketball player, Delonte West which was not disclosed when specifically asked. Mr. West played for the Boston Celtics and had called the Orlando Police Department after an altercation with Ms. Lopez on March 18, 2006. Ms. Lopez indicated in the police report filed by the Orlando P.D. that she was the girlfriend of Mr. West although according to the report that was denied by Mr. West. However, the report does indicate that both Ms. Lopez and Mr. West acknowledged having a sexual relationship with each other. A copy of the report was obtained online from the website TMZ. The lack of disclosing this information when specifically asked reflects Ms. Lopez credibility when asked about specific issues regarding her lawsuits and/or relationships with professional athletes. SA Ojeda was very direct and clear when asking any question(s) and Mr. Amsel who is Ms. Lopez criminal attorney also explained to her the need for her to be totally honest when asked specific questions and the purpose for such questions. This information or lack thereof was passed along to Assistant State Attorney (ASA) Charlie Johnson and discussed further when it came to investigating this case and establishing the credibility and/or use of Ms. Lopez for possibly assisting law enforcement. ASA Johnson stated that the case would be presented to State Attorney Katherine Rundle-Fernandez for review and a decision for prosecution made. On May 10, 2010 SA Ojeda received a telephone call from ASA Johnson who stated that a meeting had occurred with him and Ms. Rundle-Fernandez and after the facts were presented along with the issues of Ms. Lopez it was determined that the Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office would not pursue any criminal charges regarding anyone involved in this case including Mr. Darling and/or Ms. Lopez. Based on the above nothing additional will be done regarding any investigation into this case. The following is being submitted into related items under this investigative report: A copy of the Orlando Police Department report as posted on the website TMZ.

Case Number:MI-48-2535 Serial #:6 Author:Ojeda, Anthony J Office:Miami Activity Start Date:05/10/2010 Activity End Date:05/10/2010 Approved By:Arnone, William James Description:Case closing investigative report THIS REPORT IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE USE OF THE AGENCY TO WHICH IT WAS DISSEMINATED AND MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION THAT IS EITHER PRIVILEGED OR CONFIDENTIAL AND EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. ITS CONTENTS ARE NOT TO BE DISTRIBUTED OUTSIDE YOUR AGENCY.

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