HOAX: Marcos gold bars, jewelry ‘taken by Aquinos,’ opposition

December 7, 2018 4:05 AM

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The Marcoses’ ill-gotten wealth has been proven in courts and the wealth recovered is accounted for by the PCGG

Two websites claim that the Marcoses’ loot, including their gold bars and Imelda’s jewelry, were taken by the Aquinos and other government officials.

, the alleged shipment supposedly implicated former president Benigno Aquino III, Senator Leila de Lima, former local government secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando Tetangco Jr, former finance secretary Cesar Purisima, Treasury Department Chief Dealer Lorelei Fernandez, and Senator Franklin Drilon.

In an email to Rappler on Wednesday, December 5, the PCGG said that no gold bars were recovered from the Marcoses: “There were no gold bars recovered from the Marcos loot nor annexed in cases filed.”

Source: rappler.com

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