About 100 more women have claimed they were victims of an illegal porn operation forcing them to star in sex films that were later posted online without their consent.
Michael James Pratt, 36, and Matthew Isaac Wolfe, 37, the owners and operators of San Diego-based porn website GirlsDoPorn, were ordered to pay $13million in damages last Thursday.
The New Zealand-born pair were found liable for fraud and breach of contract after nearly two dozen women sued the website claiming they coerced into making sex videos without knowing the footage would be posted on the internet.
San Diego Superior Court Judge Kevin Enright ruled in favor of all 22 victims ordering the defendants to pay $12.7million.
Among the accused are website owners Pratt, and Wolfe, as well as adult film actor Ruben Andre Garcia, 31.
The three have also been criminally charged with sex trafficking. Wolfe and Garcia are in custody, however Pratt is believed to have fled the country.
The attorney representing the women - all aged between 18 and 23 - said 'several hundred others' have come forward since.
The site, GirlsDoPorn, was sued by nearly two dozen women who claimed they were deceived and coerced into making sex videos without knowing the footage would be posted on the internet. Among the defendants are website owners Michael James Pratt (left), 36, and Matthew Isaac Wolfe (right), 37. Both are from New Zealand
The women coerced into making the videos said they were harassed, threatened, and subject to public humiliation by defendants who made sure friends, family, college and work colleagues saw the online films
'We are getting emails and text messages from other women who have been victimised by this operation as well and they all tell a similar story as to the promises made to them and how they were short changed on the money and how they were promised anonymity and it didn't come to pass,' lawyer Ed Chapin said.
'They were all devastated by it. They've had serious emotional distress, they're embarrassed, they're humiliated, they've been harassed, intimidated. Their lives have been altered and in many cases they describe it as their lives having been ruined. Some have been suicidal.'
In the civil lawsuit, the women said that they had applied for modeling jobs and later flown to San Diego from their hometowns.