Odebrecht in Panama: the sons of ex-President Riccardo Martinelli were convicted in the US for helping to bribe the construction company “to their father”

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Riccardo Alberto (left) and Luis Enrique Martinelli Linares said they took bribes to their father, Riccardo Martinelli.

The two sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli were sentenced Friday in a US court for conspiracy to receive bribes, their father alleged, by Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

Ricardo Alberto and Luis Enrique Martinelli Linares He had already pleaded guilty to 28 Million Dollars Laundry Who committed, according to Luis Enrique Martinelli’s attorney, James McGovern “by order of the father”.

Judge Raymond Deere ruled that Three years in prison Two others are on probation, a sentence less than that required by prosecutors between nine and 11 years.

Since they have been held in Guatemala and the United States for about two years, the Martinelli Flores brothers will only have to spend an additional 13 months in prison.

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