Marcelo Odebrecht Blames His Father for The Crisis at Odebrecht Company

Marcelo sent email to family members and company leaders reporting irregularities

São Paulo

Marcelo Odebrecht has been sending emails to family members and Odebrecht directors complaining about the group's leadership, reports Bruna Narcizo.

The messages focus on discussions and complaints that the businessman has been making internally after leaving prison in December 2017.

Marcelo Odebrecht (Foto: Eduardo Knapp/Folhapress) - Folhapress

The targets include his father, Emilio Odebrecht, and his brother-in-law, Mauricio Ferro, who previously served as chief legal officer and is married to Monica Odebrecht.

Ruy Lemos Sampaio, an executive who took over on Monday the post of CEO of the holding company, is also mentioned.

According to the messages to which Folha had access, Marcelo attempts to explain the recent bankruptcy situation of the company.

Without stating it directly, the businessman blames Emilio for errors that led to the company's judicial recovery, with debts totaling R$ 98.5 billion.

Many of the emails detail the 64-page draft that Marcelo wrote and sent to company leaders.

In one of them, he says he plans to share the document with prosecutors of the Car Wash task force.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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