Former First Lady Imelda Marcos. Photo: Xinhua
Former First Lady Imelda Marcos. Photo: Xinhua

How the law caught up with the Philippines’ Imelda Marcos and her stolen millions

  • Marcos’s conviction on seven counts of graft for laundering US$231m is unprecedented and provides a glimpse into the gilded lives of the former Philippine first lady and her husband, Ferdinand
  • During their time in power, the couple was raiding the treasury, collecting kickbacks and earning from secretly owned private corporations, then laundering funds into Swiss bank accounts

Former First Lady Imelda Marcos. Photo: Xinhua
Former First Lady Imelda Marcos. Photo: Xinhua
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