Imelda Marcos disqualified from holding office after corruption conviction


by the Guardian

the Guardian— Former Philippine first lady, currently an MP, is facing a jail after being found guilty on seven counts The former first lady of the Philippines, who became renowned for her lavish collection of shoes, has been found guilty of seven counts of corruption during her twenty years in office. Imelda Marcos, 89, is facing a jail sentence of between six and 11 years for each count of graft. The charges, the result of a court case which has been running for two decades, relate to private foundations...

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

Time—Former Philippines’ First Lady Imelda Marcos Convicted of Corruption in $200 Million Fraud Case. A special court convicted Marcos of illegally funneling about $200 million to Swiss foundations in the 1970s

Mail Online—Philippines convicts Imelda Marcos of graft. Imelda Marcos was found guilty of corruption on Friday and ordered arrested in a rare conviction for the former Philippine first lady accused with her late...