It seems like every story associated with LeBron James these days is just bound to end in misery and despair. Such was the case for Vaneisha Robinson, 19, of Akron, Ohio. She claims she bought a LeBron jersey pendant five years ago at a flea market, found out recently it was worth a boatload, and put it up for sale on eBay. But now she’s been accused of stealing the $10,000 bit of bling.
According to Robinson, she had the pendant appraised and was shocked by its worth. Meanwhile, Maverick O. Carter, CEO of LeBron’s marketing company, says the necklace was stolen from him three years ago, reports the Associated Press.
After Robinson put the diamond pendant on eBay, she says she was contacted by people willing to make an offer for the necklace, and that LeBron himself would be present at the sale. Instead, she says, when she showed up Carter’s home, she was forced to surrender the bobble.
“I was scared for my life,” Robinson told WEWS-TV.
“They pretty much accused me, they threatened me,” Robinson said. “They told us that we weren’t going anywhere until they got that pendant.”
Police have determined the piece was stolen and belongs to Carter. Meanwhile, LeBron is still the guy who abandoned his home town to move to the beach.