Federal police clears overpricing in the construction of the Arena PernambucoOperation Fair Play complies search warrants in Contractor buildings in Recife
Federal police broke out on Friday an operation to determine overpricing in the construction of the Arena Pernambuco – one of the four stages of the World Cup built by Odebrecht. Operation Fair Play complies search warrants in Contractor buildings in Recife, Salvador, Sao Paulo, Rio, Belo Horizonte and Brasilia.
The stadium, located 20 kilometers from Recife cost 743 million reais, 55% More than expected, and has the capacity to 46.000 people. As Itaquerão, in Sao Paulo, it was built entirely by Odebrecht. The contractor also integrated the works of the Maracanã and Arena Fonte Nova, in Salvador.
The Federal Police estimates an overpricing of 42,8 million reais – 70 million reais in updated values.
The Fair Play expression is related to ethics in sports and is adopted for those “play fair”.