Kevin Hart’s Friend Off The Hook For Extortion in Sex Tape Scandal

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Kevin Hart‘s former buddy, J.T. Jackson, will no longer face a felony extortion charge in the comedian’s sex tape scandal … but he’s still facing other felony charges.

Our law enforcement sources tell us … the L.A. County D.A. didn’t think an extortion charge would stick because Jackson never made a specific money demand to either Kevin or his people. Jackson made some demands on various websites and blogs, but never directly to Kevin or his team, and prosecutors felt that was necessary to win an extortion conviction.

It’s true … at one point, Jackson made a money demand on Kevin’s Instagram account, but only AFTER Kevin put it out in public he had a liaison with the women in the sex tape. Essentially, the horse was…