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Report: Former "Last Chance U" Coach Charged With 8 Felonies

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A former coach from the Netflix series "Last Chance U" is in big trouble with the law.

According to a report from Parsons Sun, former Independence Community College football coach Jason Brown is facing eight felony counts.

The report reveals Brown allegedly stole the identity of a lawyer in an attempt to silence local newspapers.

Here's more from the report:

Brown, who gained notoriety for being featured on the Netflix documentary series “Last Chance U,” is charged with four counts of blackmail, four counts of identity theft, all felonies, as well as two counts of criminal false communication, both misdemeanors. The Montgomery County Attorney’s Office filed charges Friday.

Brown stepped down from his position about a week after he allegedly told a German player "I'm your new Hitler."

The Montgomery County Chronicle initially published his comments and was mentioned as part of his decision to step down.

"More plainly, the Montgomery County Chronicle has greatly diminished my ability to successfully do my job," he said in his statement.

Brown allegedly sent a cease-and-desist email to the Chronicle posing as an attorney from the Cochran Law Firm in California.

The fourth season of “Last Chance U” is set to be released July 19.