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How the law caught up with the Philippines’ Imelda Marcos and her stolen millions

Marcos’s conviction on of seven counts of graft for laundering US$231m is unprecedented and provides a glimpse into the gilded lives of the former Philippine first lady and her husband, Ferdinand During their time in power, the couple was raiding the treasury, collecting kickbacks and earning from secretly owned private corporations, then laundering funds into […]

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Amante: Imelda’s foundations

By: Isolde Amante Source: SunStar.com.ph NINE days ago, the Sandiganbayan ordered Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Remedios Romualdez Marcos to spend 42 years and seven months, minimum, up to 77 years in jail. How many days the former first lady does spend behind bars, if at all, is a pending question. Last Friday, the anti-graft court […]

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Imelda Marcos convicted of graft

Source: TheHerald.com.au The Philippines’ anti-corruption court has ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos after finding her guilty on seven counts of graft during the two-decade rule of her husband and former dictator, Ferdinand Marcos. Marcos, 89, famous for a huge collection of shoes, jewellery and artwork, is facing dozens of protracted graft […]

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Imelda Marcos convicted of corruption

Source: NHK.or.jp A former first lady of the Philippines and current congresswoman has been found guilty on 7 counts of corruption. An arrest warrant has been issued for Imelda Marcos. The 89-year-old did not attend the court hearing and has yet to issue a response. Marcos was found guilty of illegally funneling about 200 million […]

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Former Philippines’ First Lady Imelda Marcos Convicted of Corruption in $200 Million Fraud Case

By: JIM GOMEZ / AP Source: TIME Imelda Marcos shakes hands with the public in Paranaque, Philippines, south of Manila on March 2, 2016.Marlo Cueto—Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images (MANILA, Philippines) — A Philippine court found former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of graft and ordered her arrest Friday in a rare conviction among many corruption cases […]

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