Since its return this May to Rede Globo’s programming, the Direct lineone of the programs true crime most famous on Brazilian television, has been regaining its notoriety, presenting several shocking cases, such as the Eloá case, the barbarism of Queimadas and the Henry Borel case.
Taking into account the seriousness of the cases and the program’s objective of collaborating with investigations, viewers are anxiously awaiting to know which will be the next cases addressed by Linha Direta.
This Thursday (25), the program intends to address the case of nude coup, a virtual crime involving extortion, which made the region of Novo Hamburgo a national reference. The criminal action, which began in the south of the country, also claimed victims in other Brazilian states. Watch the call:
The case in question presents the so-called “catfishing”, where victims are deceived through adulterated photos, videos and audios, by criminals posing as other people. Criminals take advantage of all the information and files they receive to extort victims.
A couple of gauchos criminals are pointed out as the main bosses of the scheme. The 35-year-old man was already imprisoned in a Charqueadas prison, but the 25-year-old woman was not located. In addition, more involved in the crime were also detained in other locations.
Linha Direta is shown on Thursday nights after the program Cine Holliúdyaround 23:00.
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Linha Direta made its debut on Rede Globo on May 27, 1999, making a huge success and contributing to the arrest of almost 400 fugitives. The program came to an end in 2007, even with the great success, which even earned awards.
On May 4th of this year, the return to the broadcaster’s programming was announced, under the command of presenter and journalist Pedro Bial, which caused great repercussions on social networks, taking into account the relevance of the program.
Linha Direta’s proposal is to show all the consequences of a real crime that had great repercussions in the media, in addition to the investigation process and even dramatization of reconstitution based on testimonies.
In addition to its broadcast on TV, the program can also be watched through Globoplay, the broadcaster’s streaming platform.