The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday that Jackson was charged with one count each of attempted extortion and extortion by threatening letter. They also costarred in Hart's 2014 flick Think Like a Man Too.
Deputy District Attorney Rouman Ebrahim of the Cyber Crime Division is prosecuting the case, whereby "Jackson is accused of trying to extort an undisclosed amount of money from Hart between August 25 and August 30, 2017".
'And because of that I should make smart decisions.
As of now, Jackson's bail is set at $100,00 and the maximum time he'll do for the crime if charged is four years.
And this comes months after the actor was busted for cheating on his then-pregnant wife, Eniko Hart.
"It's a s**tty moment when you know you're wrong and there's no excuses for your wrong behavior", he said in an Instagram video. The video below shows the two back in 2010 leaving a restaurant and while Kevin was trying his best to get J.T. into the auto to head home, the "professional bowler" just couldn't get enough of the camera.
Kevin Hart wrote that he's "hurt" and in "complete disbelief" after learning of the charges against his close friend, Jonathan Todd "Action" Jackson.
Jonathan was also there in a small role in one of Hart's movies.
"I'm not an extortionist, I'm not a stripper", Sabbag said.