Catriona Gray goes after persons who allegedly uploaded fake nude photo online

Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray. Photo: Gray/FB
Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray. Photo: Gray/FB

(UPDATED) Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray today appeared at the National Bureau of Investigation’s (NBI) office in Manila to file a complaint against the persons who allegedly leaked her fake nude photo online.

Gray arrived at the NBI immediately after a media event where she was introduced as the new ambassador for the Department of Trade and Industry. She told ABS-CBN News that she and her team are  “are taking the actions that we need to address the issue at hand.”

NBI Deputy Director Vicente de Guzman said they will investigate to determine the identity of the persons behind the fake images. He vowed that the bureau will charge anyone whom they will find to be responsible for them.

Prior to Gray’s filing of her complaint, Gray issued a statement through her lawyer Joji Alonso to say that the photos making the rounds of the internet were “digitally altered” and that the person responsible for releasing them will “face penal sanctions accordingly.”

Read: ‘Photo is fake’: Former Miss Universe Catriona Gray decries alleged nude pic of herself

Gray has become the subject of much talk after her ex-boyfriend Clint Bondad posted a series of cryptic messages on Instagram which some have assumed to be alluding to the beauty queen. Her current partner, actor Sam Milby, has already issued a public statement to defend her from malicious attacks.

This article was updated to provide additional information about the NBI’s actions in connection with the case. 


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