The US Attorney gained’t be submitting any costs towards Jake Paul, in accordance to TMZ and a press release despatched to The Verge by Paul’s legal professionals. Paul was being investigated by the FBI, who raided his house, for his involvement in an incident that befell at an Arizona mall in May 2020.
These specific authorized troubles started when Paul was filmed in and round a mall in Scottsdale, AZ, which was being looted within the wake of police brutality protests sparked by the murder of George Floyd. Paul denied taking part within the looting (and wasn’t seen doing so within the movies that circulated on social media), however was nonetheless charged with criminal trespassing and unlawful assembly by the Scottsdale Police Department.
According to police, the costs towards Paul have been then dropped to permit the FBI to hold out a federal prison investigation. In a now-deleted video, Paul said that investigation was why the FBI raided his home in California, in August 2020. At the time, the FBI confirmed that it did perform “federal search warrants” in California associated to the investigation, however wouldn’t touch upon what they have been searching for or what was discovered. Now, it appears, that investigation is over.
So far, Jake Paul himself seemingly hasn’t commented on the US Attorney’s resolution. Last week, although, he made a reference on Twitter to operating away from the FBI.
Paul’s counsel instructed The Verge that they “are pleased that the United States Attorney reached the conclusion that no criminal charges should be filed.”