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...

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.

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.

Convicted Imelda Marcos can still run in 2019 - Comelec | Inquirer News

Despite being convicted of seven counts of graft charges, former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos is still qualified to run for the 2019 midterm elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Friday.

Imelda Marcos convicted of corruption charges

A special court has the former Philippine first lady’s arrest.

Court orders arrest of ex-first lady for graft Court orders arrest of ex-first lady for graft

The Philippines’ anti-corruption court on Friday ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos after finding her guilty on seven counts of ...

Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos faces jail over fraud

The Marcoses were accused of amassing an estimated $5bn to $10bn in hidden wealth during a US-backed dictatorship.

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

Philippines hands Imelda Marcos lengthy prison term in graft case

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 accused with her late dictator husband of embezzling billions of dollars from state coffers. The verdict from the anti-graft Sandiganbayan court orders her

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

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.

Urgent : Philippines convicts Imelda Marcos of graft - The Nation

Manila - 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 dictator husband of embezzling billions of dollars from state coffers.

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