MCMC Is Seeking Interpol's Assistance To Investigate Local Telegram Group

The group with over 35,000 members was used to spread women's photos and child porn.

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The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has issued a statement regarding the recent case of a local Telegram group being used to circulate pornographic content

The statement published on Friday, 2 October, read, "The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has been alerted on the matter and has immediately notified Telegram on 9 June 2020 for further assessment and action."

"We are pursuing Telegram which does not reside in Malaysia actively for their action," they added.

The government agency also noted that they have initiated an investigation with the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) and have reached out to Interpol to assist with the case.

Image via Mynewshub

The Telegram group 'V2K' has been found to be spreading women's photos without their consent, as well as selling and distributing child pornography

As of yesterday, 1 October, the group had over 35,000 members.

A victim came forward and told SAYS that her photos were sent to the group.

Image via SAYS

Read the full statement here:

SAYS managed to gain access to the group and interviewed the women affected:

Malaysia sits on top of the list in Southeast Asia when it comes to uploading and downloading photographs and visuals of child pornography:

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