Imelda Marcos Is Sentenced to Decades in Prison for Corruption


by www.nytimes.com

www.nytimes.com— The Philippines’ flamboyant former first lady, who is 89 years old, can appeal the sentence and is unlikely to actually see jail time.

The Telegraph—Imelda Marcos sentenced to 42 years for corruption. A Philippine court found former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of corruption and ordered her arrest on Friday in a rare conviction among many cases that she plans to appeal to avoid jail and losing her seat in Congress.

NBC News—Ex-Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos sentenced to prison for graft. Marcos, 89, was sentenced for funneling $200 million to Swiss foundations.

Mail Online—Imelda Marcos convicted of corruption charges. A special court has the former Philippine first lady´s arrest.