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Imelda, ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Ordered To Pay $354M Fine

·By civilbeat

From our Capitol Watch blog:

A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday (Oct. 24) ruled that Imelda Marcos and Ferdinand “Bonbong” Marcos Jr. must pay a $354 million fine after violating a court order to freeze their assets.

The fine regards payment to victims of human rights abuse under the dictatorship of the late Philippines leader Ferdinand Marcos.

The three judge Ninth Circuit appeals panel heard oral arguments in Honolulu earlier this month.  

“While Imelda and Bongbong continue to do everything they can to disobey the court and hide the lavish