Philippines to probe Marcos trust
- Published: 4 Apr 2013 at 16.49
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The Philippine government said Thursday it planned to investigate an allegation that the eldest daughter of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos was the beneficiary of a secret offshore trust.
Philippine congresswoman Imee Marcos (left), her mother, former first lady Imelda Marcos (second left) and Imelda's grandson Borgy Manotoc, a fashion model, pose beside the bust of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos in Manila on November 8, 2006. The Philippine government said Thursday it would investigate a claim that the eldest Imee was the beneficiary of a secret offshore trust.
A report published by the Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism alleged Imee Marcos, 57, now a provincial governor, had failed to declare the British Virgin Islands trust as legally required.
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