EXCLUSIVE: Topless photographs of jubilant Wisconsin volleyball staff leaked on-line got here from a PLAYER’S cellular phone, police declare, as they probe whether or not the machine was hacked

The express photographs of the College of Wisconsin girls’s volleyball staff that have been leaked on-line got here from one of many gamers’ telephones, DailyMail.com can reveal.

College of Wisconsin Police stated the participant is just not below suspicion and doesn’t understand how the photographs got here to be on-line however stated they’re taking a look at whether or not her cellular phone was hacked.

Talking to DailyMail.com, Marc Lovicott, the Division’s Government Director of Communications, stated of the investigation: ‘We’re trying into what occurred and who might have shared these photographs.

‘Not one of the gamers are being investigated and we’re trying on the risk that certainly one of their telephones was hacked.’

Beneath Wisconsin regulation, it’s unlawful to share specific photographs with out permission – that means whoever shared the X-rated pictures would have wanted all 18 members of the 2021 Nationwide Championship profitable staff to comply with their publication.

Lovicott stated: ‘It is a distinctive case due to the excessive profile of the ladies concerned and our detectives are engaged on this case as a precedence.’

He added: ‘Our division has labored on instances like this earlier than however a lot of them contain individuals threatening to place intimate photographs on-line – blackmail.

‘Nothing like that’s suspected on this case and once more, this case is exclusive due to the excessive profile of the gamers.’

The 40 photographs and movies leaked on-line final week have been taken within the aftermath of the Badgers’ triumph on the Nationwide Collegiate Athletic Affiliation Volleyball Nationwide Championships final December.

The three-2 victory over High Ten rivals Nebraska was the primary time Wisconsin, led by 2021 nationwide participant of the 12 months Dana Rettke, had clinched the title, regardless of beforehand coming shut.

Included within the massive cache of images are photos displaying the staff – a few of whom have now graduated – flashing their breasts on the digital camera in delight throughout a personal celebration of their locker room following the win.

Present members of the staff – together with high skills similar to Liz Gregorski, Izzy Ashburn and Jade Demps – are additionally featured.

The leak was revealed on October 18 when members of the volleyball staff realized their photographs have been trending on Tiktok and reported it to police.

In an announcement launched on Twitter the next day, College of Wisconsin Athletics stated: ‘We’re conscious that personal photographs and video of UW volleyball student-athletes that have been by no means supposed to be shared publicly are being circulated digitally.

‘The unauthorized sharing is a big and wrongful invasion of the student-athletes’ privateness, together with potential violations of college insurance policies and felony statutes.

‘When the student-athletes grew to become conscious of the circulating photographs, they contacted the UW-Madison Police Division.

‘UWPD is investigating a number of crimes, together with sharing delicate photographs with out consent. UWPD is just not investigating the volleyball student-athletes for wrongdoing on this matter.

‘Our high precedence is supporting our student-athletes and we’re offering them with the suitable providers and assets.’

Regardless of the embarrassing leak, the gamers’ efficiency seems to have been unaffected with the Badgers racking up 3-0 and 3-1 victories over Michigan State and the College of Michigan over the weekend.

Their subsequent sport will see them tackle the College of Nebraska Cornhuskers on the Wisconsin Area Home on Wednesday night.

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