Philippines’ Ex-First Lady Imelda Marcos Found Guilty on Seven Counts of Graft

Marcos in 2006

(From Reuters)

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. . . .

The widow of the late dictator is facing dozens of protracted graft cases that have hounded her since her family was toppled in an army-backed popular uprising in 1986.

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