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    Football Star Accused of Revenge Porn Surrenders, Posts Bail
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    Running back Maurice Washington #28 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers faces revenge porn charges in the South Bay.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Washington posted bail and is due back in court next month.

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