Published 11/08/2023 16:23 | Updated 11/08/2023 18:56
The two prisoners, aged 18 and 20, were identified based on information obtained by the DCAV intelligence sector, in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (MJSP).
During the investigation, agents discovered that the pair exchanged messages through the Discord application, which works as a message and audio chat.
The action also took place in the states of Bahia, Minas Gerais, Roraima and São Paulo, where a suspect was also arrested. In total, seven search and seizure warrants and four arrest warrants were issued.
Among the crimes investigated were criminal association, incitement to crime and corruption of minors.
During the searches, agents seized electronic devices and other materials at the addresses of those being investigated. The content will undergo forensic examination and will be analyzed to assist in investigations.
In a note, Discord informed that it cooperates with the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (MJSP), Ciberlab and local authorities for ‘Operation Server Out’, in addition to offering a wide range of public security issues to keep Brazilians more insurance.
Finally, the company defended that Discord is used by Brazilians to have positive interactions: “99% of Brazilian Discord communities did not violate our policies”, he explained.