Neymar accuser Ms Najila Trindade and her former husband, Estivens Alves, have been accused of lying to police and attempting to blackmail the player.
The police investigated the allegations against Neymar and ultimately decided NOT to bring charges against him, citing lack of evidence therefore The Paris St-Germain player has been cleared of any wrongdoing.
But now, a new twist officials believe Trindade concocted an illegal, diabolical plot to falsely accuse Neymar of rape in an effort to extort the soccer superstar, making Ms Trindade’s lawyer Cosme Araújo saying the indictment had taken him by surprise.
Reports from TMZ said Tho Cosme Araújo rejected the police accusations and said his client had never colluded with Mr Alves to extort money from the Brazilian football star. The case dominated newspaper headlines in Brazil and abroad for several weeks.”.
It first came to light in june, when the Paris St-Germain star released a seven minute video on Instagram revealing that he had been accused of rape.
He also published Whatsapp messages and images that he claimed to be of the woman. In the video he says he had to make them public to “prove that nothing really happened”.
Officials in Sao Paulo have officially indicted Trindade for procedural fraud (filing a false allegation), slanderous denunciation (which is essentially defamation) and extortion.
While Trindade’s ex-husband, Estivens Alves, has been charged with “disclosing erotic content which was then published online” which is saying, he allegedly leaked footage of the Neymar hookup to the Internet.