MARCOS MILLIONS ORDERED TO PHILIPPINES

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Imelda Marcos is celebrating a decision by a Swiss judge today that will place half a billion dollars held in Ferdinand Marcos' Swiss accounts into a Philippine-based escrow account.A Filipino court would then decide who gets the money. That's a blow for some 10,000 Marcos dissidents who hoped government control of the funds would put them in line for a piece of the $15 billion rumored to be sequestered in Switzerland. The former First Lady today glossed over her family's 10-year battle to retain control of the booty, saying she sought to implement Marcos' "last will and testament to give his wealth to the Filipino people." That or a few pairs of pumps.