Brocker.Org: Tillerson utilised electronic mail alias at Exxon to chat local climate -New York lawyer normal – Reuters


By Karen Freifeld

NEW YORK U.S. Secretary of Point out Rex Tillerson,
the previous chairman and main govt of Exxon Mobil Corp
, utilised an alias electronic mail address when at the oil company to
send and acquire details connected to local climate change and other
matters, according to New York Lawyer Common Eric

The lawyer general’s workplace explained in a letter on Monday
that it uncovered Tillerson had utilised an alias electronic mail address underneath
the pseudonym “Wayne Tracker” from at minimum 2008 by way of 2015.
Wayne is Tillerson’s center title.

The letter was despatched to a New York condition decide overseeing
Schneiderman’s investigation into no matter if Exxon misled
shareholders and the general public about local climate change.

In a assertion on Monday, Exxon spokesman Alan Jeffers explained,
“The electronic mail address,, is part of the
company’s electronic mail program and was place in position for protected and
expedited communications amongst pick senior company officials
and the previous chairman for a broad variety of business enterprise-connected

Jeffers explained the company had delivered 2.five million pages of
documents in reaction to a subpoena from Schneiderman’s workplace
and would reply to the statements in the letter in courtroom filings.

A Point out Office spokeswoman declined to comment on the

The letter, observed by Reuters, explained Exxon had not previously
disclosed the alias account. It requested the decide to purchase Exxon
to make clear no matter if documents from the “Wayne Tracker” electronic mail and
34 added accounts assigned to other Exxon executives and
board users had been preserved.

The letter explained that Exxon had made some sixty documents
bearing the “Wayne Tracker” electronic mail but never explained it was utilised by
Tillerson for applicable communications at Exxon.

It requested the courtroom to purchase Exxon to discover no matter if any
other electronic mail accounts ended up utilised by Tillerson.

“Exxon’s prime executives, and in distinct, Mr. Tillerson,
have produced multiple representations that are at the centre of
OAG’s (lawyer general’s workplace) investigation of perhaps
untrue or deceptive statements to investors and the general public,” the
letter explained.

The case is Men and women of the Point out of New York v
PricewaterhouseCoopers and Exxon Mobil Corporation, New York
Point out Supreme Courtroom, New York County, No. 451962/2016.

(Additional reporting by Arshad Mohammed, Ernest Scheyder)