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Football Star Accused of Revenge Porn Surrenders, Posts Bail

The star football player at the center of a South Bay "revenge porn" case surrendered to authorities Monday morning. In a story NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit broke last month, San Jose native Maurice Washington, a freshman running back at the University of Nebraska faces charges related to a video he sent to his ex-girlfriend last year. Star Bay Area Football Player Faces 'Revenge Porn' Charges She says the video shows her being sexually assaulted by two former classmates. Washington is not in the video and did not record it, but he faces a misdemeanor charge under California’s revenge porn law for allegedly sending the video to inflict emotional harm. Judge Signs Warrant for Nebraska RB Washington Washington also faces a felony child pornography charge because the victim was 15 when the video was recorded. Washington and his ex-girlfriend attended King's Academy in Sunnyvale. Records Challenge Nebraska's Account of Washington Case Washington posted bail and is due back in court next month. Photo Credit: Steven Branscombe/Getty Images

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