Supreme Court junks the ill-gotten cases against Ferdinand Marcos’ heirs
Allegations filed by Cory Aquino’s PCGG:
- accumulation of P200 billion in ill-gotten wealth;
- the acquisition of media networks IBC-13, BBC-2 and RPN-9;
- use of De Soleil Apparel for dollar salting; and the alleged;
- acquisition and operation of the bus company Pantranco North Express Inc.
Decision of Supreme Court:
CASE DISMISSED. The Supreme Court has junked the ill-gotten cases against the heirs and in-laws of the late President Ferdinand Marcos due to a lack of evidence, and took the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) and the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) to task for bungling the job.
Date of SC Decision: February 8, 2012
Date of released to media: March 31, 2014
LINK of the decision: G. R. No. 171701