A Brazilian judge has closed an investigation into possible cybercrimes violations involving football star Neymar, a case linked to a woman’s rape allegation that led to no charges against him, The Associated Press learned.
A person close to the investigation with access to the judge’s October 2 ruling provided a copy to the AP. In it, Rio de Janeiro judge Marcel Laguna Duque Estrada tersely states the cybercrimes probe of Neymar must be ended.
The 28-year-old player, who is now training with Brazil’s national soccer team ahead of two World Cup qualifying matches, has always denied any wrongdoing in both the rape allegation and the potential cybercrimes violation.
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