Japanese police are expected to step up their investigations of sex cybercrimes to head off a growing trend. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese police are expected to step up their investigations of sex cybercrimes to head off a growing trend. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

Celebrity deepfake porn cases in Japan point to rise in sex-related cybercrime

  • Three men arrested for selling manipulated images of unidentified actresses and singers have been charged with defamation
  • The arrests are seen as an effort by police to head off a potential flood of deepfake footage of what appears to be famous people doing things they never did

Topic |   Japan
Japanese police are expected to step up their investigations of sex cybercrimes to head off a growing trend. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese police are expected to step up their investigations of sex cybercrimes to head off a growing trend. Photo: Kyodo
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