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Brazilian model testifies in cybercrime case against Neymar

In this frame grab from a June 5, 2019 video provided by the Brazilian TV network SBT, Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel, gives a television interview in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sao Paulo police said Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 they are indicting the Brazilian model and her former partner over her rape allegation against soccer star Neymar, indicting her for procedural fraud, slanderous denunciation and extortion. (SBT via AP, File)
In this frame grab from a June 5, 2019 video provided by the Brazilian TV network SBT, Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel, gives a television interview in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sao Paulo police said Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 they are indicting the Brazilian model and her former partner over her rape allegation against soccer star Neymar, indicting her for procedural fraud, slanderous denunciation and extortion. (SBT via AP, File)

The cybercrimes unit of Rio de Janeiro's police heard the testimony of Brazilian model Najila Trindade on Wednesday, part of an investigation linked to her rape allegation against soccer star Neymar.

Investigators in Rio are specifically looking into Neymar's posting on social media of images and messages of the Brazilian model without authorization, a possible violation of her online privacy.

A separate investigation into the model's rape accusations against Neymar at a Paris hotel in May was shut down by a judge earlier this month, citing a lack of evidence against the player.

This week, police in Sao Paulo indicted Trindade for procedural fraud, slanderous denunciation and extortion.

Coming out of police offices Wednesday, Trindade's lawyer, Cosme Araujo, said he is looking into pressing charges in Paris.

Neymar has always denied the accusation and said their relations were consensual.

The Associated Press doesn't name alleged sexual assault victims unless they make their identities public, which Trindade did in interviews.

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