IMELDA MAR­COS

Hindustan Times (Ranchi) - - World -

For­mer Philip­pines first lady found guilty of graft Mar­cos was found guilty on seven counts of graft for us­ing her cab­i­net po­si­tion to main­tain Swiss bank ac­counts dur­ing the 1970s. She faces ar­rest

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She served as the min­is­ter of hu­man set­tle­ments dur­ing her hus­band Fer­di­nand Mar­cos’ pres­i­dency dur­ing 1965-1986. The graft cases stemmed from com­plaints filed in 1991

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She was sen­tenced to im­pris­on­ment of six years to 11 years, with per­ma­nent dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion from pub­lic of­fice.

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