The "Marcos" Daughter Loans Scandal
"Marcos" daughter in investment and loans scandal
Helena Skeggs the travel agent
Skeggs seems to have branched out into the airline ticket industry - in California
Complaints are coming in from California of people who paid Skeggs for tickets to the Philippines, but did not fly as High Court Sherriff's in London are hot on her trail
If reports coming in from the sunshine state of California are correct, Helena Skeggs has started a new line of business, that of selling tickets to Filipinos wishing to travel home.[More]
Marcos Daughter Broadcast: Helena Skeggs/Pedroche Interview Damns Herself
The daughter Ferdinand Marcos never had is exposed by the BBC
Face The Facts "London Marcos Mystery" program exposes Filipina conwoman as a fraudster and liar
The revelations in the BBC program "Face the Facts" about the fake Marcos daughter have exposed her for the world to hear. Although only a half hour program (the broadcast itself is 26 minutes long), there was enough in there to show the lies and deception of Helena Skeggs/Marcos/Pedroche.[More]
BBC Investigates The London Marcos Mystery
Former strongman Ferdinand Marcos is at the center of a London mystery being investigated by the BBC over his missing millions
She says she is a good Samaritan but her critics disagree. Claiming to be on the verge of a huge inheritance she's borrowed tens of thousands of pounds from Filipinos in London, they say.
Veteran investigative BBC journalist John Waite goes on the trail of the woman who, he's told, claims to be the daughter of the former President of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos, and is about to inherit his missing millions.[More]
"Marcos Daughter" Cheated Swedish Investors Of £300,000 & Involved In Failed British Port Project
Helena Skeggs, Helena Marcos, Helena Pedroche or even Helena Smith-Campbell - take your choice. These are all names used by the woman who claims to be the adopted or illegitimate daughter of former Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos
Documents which have surfaced reveal Helena Skeggs, the London based Filipina who pretends to be Ferdinand Marcos' daughter and has duped scores of Filipinos of money in London, was involved in a fraud of over £300,000 in 2002
She was also instrumental in trying to fool investors in the Hayle Harbour multi-million pound port regeneration project in Cornwall that she could raise the finance they needed leaving it later to collapse
Stole paintings on display in a Leeds hotel
Duped staffers at the same hotel, as well as trying to get out of paying hotel bills
Pretended the Marcos family owned British sports car company Marcos Cars
Judge Attacks Helena Skeggs Over Delaying Tactics
July 17, 2012
A senior British judge yesterday lambasted Helena Skeggs (above) as "opportunistic" after a submission of a medical certificate in the latest delaying stunt to hold off a court case.
His Honour Judge David Mitchell sitting in the London Central County Court was outraged when Skeggs did not appear in his court to answer a summons over a claim for £60,000. Skeggs' husband Richard Skeggs and their advisor, Philip Englefield, presented the medical certificate as a reason to have the case adjourned to a later date.[More]
Helena Skeggs Settles Court Case On Second Day Of Trial
May 17, 2012
The Central London County Court in the Regency buildings of Park Crescent opposite Regent's Park saw the "Marcos" daughter pass through its portals
The latest London court case involving Helena Skeggs aka Pedroche being sued to return money has been stopped after a deal was struck.
Originally slated as to last 2 days, but which looked as if it would go on longer, the hearing was halted when Helena Skeggs' legal team requested a private meeting after the court adjourned for lunch on Tuesday.[More]
Helena Skeggs Facing Two Court Cases Over "Investments"
17 November 2011
The infamous Helena Skeggs aka Helena Pedroche, is being hauled to court over her investment and loan schemes by the first of two of her victims.
In two separate cases that have reached the London Central County Court, Skeggs and her husband Richard are the defendants with suits totalling well over £130,000.
London's Central County Court opposite Regents Park will see the "Marcos Daughter" facing two separate hearings over dodgy investments and loans. Her victims are starting to gather and take legal action. Photo Credit: Bencherlite
"Marcos Daughter's" Visit To Fish Market Left Traders Out Of Pocket
Former President Marcos' "daughter's" swindling activities in the UK were not confined to Pinoys. New evidence has emerged showing that some of the native population are also licking their wounds and counting the cost of her attentions in the shape of dwindling bank balances
The disturbing saga of Helena Skeggs' financial rampage in London has taken a new twist with the revelation that several fish wholesalers at London's historic Billingsgate market have been left looking for her to repay tens of thousands of pounds owed them. They are still looking.[More Details & Photos]
"Marcos Daughter" Helena Skeggs loses case: British Government Dept rejects complaints against program makers
20 April 2011
The Filipina living in London who claimed to be former dictator Ferdinand Marcos' daughter has lost a case with the British government broadcast regulator OFCOM against a Philippine TV channel[Complete Story, Photos & Video]
"Marcos" daughter in investment & loans scandal
Helena Skeggs aka Helena Pedroche, has been getting Filipinos in London and the south of England to lend her money temporarily. However, this is on a vast scale from many people, and for vast sums.
This is not all, what has also been alleged is that she has been operating as an investment adviser illegally in the UK.
Claiming variously to be the illegitimate daughter or the adopted daughter of former President Marcos, and using luxury hotels in London as her working backdrop, she has been busy extracting money from her kababayans.[More Details & Court Documents]
THE MARCOS DAUGHTER, THE DISGRACED LAWYER & A SUBURBAN COURTROOM DRAMA
When it comes to mixing with the low life brigade, even pretenders to the Marcos dynasty do not stint themselves.
Unfortunately for one of them, the press were on hand in a small British county court for what should have been a non-descript case held in private of an examination by court officials as to why some debts had not been repaid.
Under normal circumstances, such a case would never figure on the Richter scale for any attention. Much less to attract the interest of the media. This was far from a normal case.
A rather grainy photo from a video of Philip Englefield outside Ilford County Court; unfortunately, the camera shy former lawyer needed to get back to his Knightsbridge office extremely quickly and was reluctant to pose for photos[More]
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