For almost 20 years of ruling and plundering the country, the Marcoses were able to acquire an approximate amount of which is believed to have totaled US$ 5-10 Billion of wealth and expensive valuables from the Philippine Government through its associates, dummies, cronies and other people entrusted by them. Some of the said ill-gotten wealth was successfully concealed and transferred from various foreign banks including those in Switzerland. Read the timeline on how the government recovered the Marcoses’ hidden ill-gotten wealth in Switzerland: