Colombiana will be tried in November, in Barcelona, for other tax irregularities; The Public Prosecutor’s Office is asking for more than 8 years in prison for the singer
Singer Shakira he was again accused of alleged tax evasion. She, who will be tried already in November for other tax irregularities, a Barcelona, has received yet another indictment from the Spanish Prosecutor’s Office. The complaint alleges that the Colombian defrauded around six million euros (around 31.5 million reais, at current prices).
The actual accusation was admitted in July, but the details of the text were published last Tuesday, the 26th. On that date Shakira would have received the notification in Miami, where she currently lives.
However, according to the artist’s representatives, no notification reached his home.
According to the text, there are two alleged crimes against the public treasury: for having submitted “false declarations” of taxes on income and assets, in the fiscal year 2018. Shakira would have used a “corporate network” involving companies domiciled in paradises tax to evade taxes.
“Shakira’s legal team is focused on preparing the trial for the financial years 2012-2014 which will begin on November 20,” the artist’s representatives said, referring to the trial which will take place at the Barcelona Court.
The Spanish Public Prosecutor is asking for more than eight years in prison for Shakira, in addition to the payment of a fine of almost 24 million euros.
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