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Gay Porn Star Blackmailed Man For Over A Million Dollars And Sports Car, Feds Say

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Gay porn star Jarec Wentworth is accused of blackmailing a wealthy man out of $500,000 and his Audi sports car under the threat of posting photos and details of his sex life.Teofil Brank, who performs as Wentworth, was arrested by FBI agents on March 4 in a sting operation at an El Segundo Starbucks. Brank met an undercover agent at the coffeshop who handed him the title to his victim's Audi R8 and told Brank there was a million dollars in the trunk. When he stepped outside, he was arrested by federal agents and a loaded revolver was found in his car, reports the L.A. Times.

According to an affidavit, Brank sent text messages to his victim, only known as D.B. in documents, on February 16 threatening to post pictures and details of his sex life on Twitter if he didn't hand over half a million dollars and his car. D.B. complied, but Brank continued to demand more, including a condo, and that's when he contacted the FBI.

"I'm just going to bite hard. I want a new car, motorcycle and both hands full of cash," read one of the text messages.

The identity of D.B. has become a point of contention in the case. A judge ordered prosecutors to reveal his real name last week, but D.B.'s attorney objected. Public defenders representing Brank say the public has a right to know and allege D.B. paid Brank for sex and to find him other partners. Federal prosecutors say that revealing his identity would subject him to "the very harm threatened by the defendant."

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Brank is slated to appear in court on Thursday for a bail hearing, and faces two years in federal prison for extortion.