Court Freezes R$143 Million in Financial Assets of Marcelo Odebrecht

The 2nd São Paulo Business Court granted the Odebrecht Group's request, part of the lawsuit it filed against its former President.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The São Paulo courts have frozen R$143 (US$32) million from Marcelo Odebrecht's accounts. The preliminary decision, handed down on Tuesday by Judge Eduardo Pellegrinelli, of the 2nd São Paulo Business Court, meets Odebrecht Group's own request, which brought the lawsuit against its former president, his wife and daughters.

Two weeks before Odebrecht and the 77 whistleblowers signed the leniency agreement in 2016, Marcelo, in return for accepting the . . .

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