Brazil’s Marcelo Odebrecht gets 19-yr sentence in corruption scandal

SAO PAULO, March 8 (Reuters) – Marcelo Odebrecht, former chief executive of Latin America’s largest engineering and construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA, received a 19-year sentence from federal court on convictions for bribery, money laundering and organized crime related to Brazil’s massive corruption scandal, a court statement said on Tuesday.