In the dark world of drug trafficking, to know a secret that the mafia wants you to keep forever, is a synonym of death.
Based on the true story of an unfortunate executive, The Effects of Betrayal is a thrilling tale of one young man and a CEO, who after accepting financial help from a cocaine cartel, suffers an implacable chase.
Sotomayor’s misfortune begins at the pinnacle of his profession. His fast climb as a boss at an international company augured a bright future for him; however, in time, his life collapsed like a castle of cards. His wife and mother were involved in a car accident, which left his wife dead and his mother critically injured, falling into a vegetative state just days later. These circumstances forced Sotomayor to lose everything, including his morals.
Sotomayor, in his longing for financial security, is forced to go into the dark world of drug trafficking where he would come to know Falcão and would start to work as his accountant. That would quickly lead him to know through the accounts books, the secret relationship between Tancredo Moreira, a corrupt politician, and his boss, Falcão.
Months later, the politician in the process of sharing the money from cocaine sale, ordered his hitmen to murder Falcão and his bodyguards, an event to which Sotomayor was unfortunately a witness.