Imelda Marcos: Rosmah Mansor Biography, Age, Arrest, Malaysia First Lady, Diamond Jewelry
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Imelda Marcos: Rosmah Mansor Biography, Age, Arrest, Malaysia First Lady, Diamond Jewelry

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When her husband Najib Razak was prime minister, Rosmah Mansor, the former first lady of Malaysia, accumulated hundreds of pricey Hermes Birkin purses and diamond jewelry.

Imelda Marcos Rosmah Mansor, STECHITEGIST

The Kuala Lumpur High Court sentenced Rosmah to 10 years in prison and a record $216 million fine for soliciting and accepting bribes to assist a company obtain a contract from her husband’s government. Now, Rosmah faces the possibility of joining him in prison for corruption.

Rosmah who is 70 years old, is currently free on bail but will be imprisoned if she loses appeals in two higher courts, putting an end to her million-dollar shopping binges.

The former first lady is widely despised in Malaysia for her luxurious lifestyle and love of Birkin bags, which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars each. She is regarded as a dominant influence behind Najib.

Imelda Marcos Rosmah Mansor, STECHITEGIST

After Najib’s unexpected defeat in the 2018 elections, when voters expressed their disgust over a multi-billion dollar corruption scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad, police discovered 12,000 individual pieces of jewellery, 567 luxury handbags, 423 watches, and $26 million in cash at properties connected to the couple (1MDB).

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After losing an appeal in the first of multiple cases brought against him regarding 1MDB, Najib started serving a 12-year prison sentence last week. He has continuously maintained his innocence.

Imelda Marcos Rosmah Mansor, STECHITEGIST

The origins of Rosmah’s income and her disproportionate influence inside the Najib administration have been the subject of persistent inquiries.

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She did not hold any formal positions by herself. At the beginning of Rosmah’s trial in 2020 for soliciting bribes over a $279 million solar power supply contract, prosecutor Gopal Sri Ram claimed that she nonetheless had a significant effect because of her domineering personality.

Rosmah called the accusations “character assassination” and entered a not guilty plea to every charge.

Imelda Marcos Rosmah Mansor, STECHITEGIST

According to the prosecution, Rosmah asked for and got 6.5 million ringgit ($18.75 million) in bribe from a representative of the business that won the solar project. They claim that some of it was delivered to the couple’s home in two bags full of cash.

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In a separate case, Rosmah is accused of money laundering and tax evasion.

Imelda Marcos Rosmah Mansor, STECHITEGIST

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