Ex-first lady of El Salvador to plead guilty to corruption
03 Apr 2019

AP — El Salvador’s former first lady Ana Ligia de Saca has reached a deal to plead guilty to corruption charges related to her role in the laundering of $25 million in public money.

Her husband, former President Tony Saca, is already serving a 10-year sentence for the diversion of $300 million in public funds to his companies and other people tied to him.

Ligia’s deal would give her an abbreviated legal process and community service instead of three years in prison. The deal was discussed during a court hearing Monday.

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Photo: The White House, via the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador and the United States Department of State [Public domain]

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