FORT WORTH (AP) — A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict a Fort Worth man involved in a counterfeit sneaker exchange in March.READ MORE: Dallas Tax Preparer Headed To Prison, Ordered To Pay $11 Million For Filing Fake Tax Returns
The case involving 23-year-old Ryan Perez ended with no charges Wednesday.
Perez gave four pairs of Nike Air Jordans to an 18-year-old man in exchange for a pair of Yeezy Boost 350s, an Adidas shoe designed by rapper Kanye West that can be sold for hundreds of dollars.READ MORE: Dallas Tax Return Preparer, Alma Jean Gilbert Receives Prison Sentence For Filing Fraudulent Income Tax Returns
Perez said he believed the shoes to be counterfeit after further examination. He confronted the other trader and asked to swap the shoes back, which the man did. But the man filed a police report two days later saying he was robbed by Perez and felt threatened.
Perez has filed a report accusing the other trader of selling counterfeit products and filing a false police report.MORE NEWS: Dallas Detectives Searching For Man, Woman In Connection To Fatal Shooting At Murphy Express Gas Station
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