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Tillerson May Face Deposition About ‘Wayne Tracker’ Alias Emails

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New York will seek to question top Exxon Mobil Corp. executives under oath as part of a probe into the accuracy of the company’s statements about climate change after discovering an email alias used by former Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson, according to a Bloomberg report.

“Tillerson, now U.S. Secretary of State, used the name Wayne Tracker for his secondary internal email account at Exxon, created for sending the most sensitive messages to and from company board members, including communications about the risks associated with climate change, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday,” writes reporter Erik Larson.

Carl Barnes, a former corporate general counsel who’s a lawyer at Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton PC, told Larson that someone in Exxon’s general counsel’s office knew or should have known about the alias account.

Read the Bloomberg article.

 

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