Odebrecht says Cabral received kickbacks in the World Cup worksThe former governor of Rio de Janeiro would have charged contractor 5% the total value of contracts.
The former governor of Rio de Janeiro, Sérgio Cabral (PMDB), He would have received bribes from Odebrecht paid with money diverted from contracts of works from the subway and the reform of the Maracanã Stadium, which hosted the final of the World Cup 2014.
According to the newspaper O Sheet. Paulo, Cabral would have charged the contractor 5% the total value of contracts. There is no estimate of the amount paid in kickbacks due to the Maracana reform, However, only the line works 4 Rio subway, he would have received R $ 2,5 millions.
The information was revealed during a whistleblower trading awarded the former CEO of Odebrecht, Benedicto Barbosa da Silva Junior, arrested in February this year in the 23th phase of Operation Lava jet on suspicion of corruption and money laundering.
the newspaper, the press office of the former governor said Cabral kept “institutional relations” with the contractor and manifests “indignation and repudiation of the involvement of its name with any unlawfulness”.