Imelda Marcos’s Graft Conviction Deals Blow to Philippine Dynasty’s Newfound Popularity

The former first lady was found guilty and sentenced to prison for offenses dating back decades, a surprise blow to important allies of populist President Rodrigo Duterte.

Ex-Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos sentenced to prison for graft

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 that she plans to appeal to avoid jail and losing her seat in Congress. The court disqualified Marcos from holding public office, but she can remain a member of the powerful House of Representatives while...

Sandiganbayan: Swiss ‘foundations’ set up to benefit Marcos family | Inquirer News

The Sandiganbayan was not convinced with former First lady Imelda Marcos’ claim that the seven Swiss foundations were for charity.

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The Philippines' anti-corruption court on Friday 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.

Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos says former Court of Appeals justice Manuel Lazaro will be taking over her case for now

Former Philippine first lady, currently an MP, is facing a jail after being found guilty on seven counts

Palace: We respect court ruling vs ex-first lady Imelda Marcos |

The guilty verdict against former first lady Imelda Marcos, who has been sentenced to prison for graft, was proof that the executive branch does not meddle in the affairs of courts, Malacañang said on Friday.

One-time Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos handed 42-year prison stretch, likely to appeal on account of advanced age

Although long overdue, militant lawmakers hailed the decision of the Sandiganbayan that found former First Lady and incumbent Ilocos Norte Representative Imelda Marcos guilty of graft. Current top breaking Philippine headlines regarding the nation, world, metro manila, regions and exclusive special investigative reports.