As a part of its efforts to get better the ill-gotten wealth of the Marcoses and their cronies, the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) filed Civil Case No. 0033 in 1987. On March 24, 1999, the Sandiganbayan allowed the subdivision of the case into eight complaints—Civil Case No. 0033-A to Civil Case No. 0033-H—each pertaining to distinct transactions and properties and charging solely the events alleged to have participated within the related transactions or to have owned the precise properties concerned. Former Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, considered one of President Ferdinand Marcos’ most trusted associates and his protection minister, was one of many greater than 50 peopl…

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