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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Ex-Philippines first lady handed lengthy prison term in graft case | IOL News

Imelda Marcos was found guilty of corruption on Friday and handed a lengthy prison term in a rare conviction for the former Philippine first lady.

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.

Imelda Marcos to remain as House member until judgment becomes final

Notwithstanding her graft conviction that imposes a maximum 77- year prison term, former First Lady and current Ilocos Sur Rep. Imelda Romualdez-Marcos will remain a member of the House of Representatives.

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

Imelda Marcos given 42 years in jail for corruption

The former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, has been sentenced by a Manila court to decades in prison for corruption, 32 years after she and her husband, Ferdinand Marcos, were forced from power in a popular uprising.The Sandiganbayan, the Philippines’ specialist anti-corruption court,

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.

Marcos faces arrest after guilty verdict

Imelda Marcos, wife of late Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos, earned notoriety for her shoe collection.