Colombian star Shakira, who will be tried in November by Spanish courts for tax fraud, has been charged in another fraud involving an estimated 6 million euros, according to court documents released on Tuesday.
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The procedure was opened by a judge in a court in the suburbs of Barcelona on July 20, without details of the charges, but specifically the extent of the fraud.
The singer, who now lives in Miami, was allegedly involved in irregularities in his 2018 income tax and property tax returns.
Prosecutor, it blames the translator Whack Whack The amount of the fraud is estimated at a total of 6.6 million once the late payment interest and fee charges are added for using companies residing in tax havens to avoid paying his full tax that year.
In a statement released on Tuesday, Shakira’s representatives confirmed that the singer had received “no notification” in Miami, where her “official address” is.
The announcement comes just weeks before the singer’s trial for tax fraud from 2012-2014 begins in Barcelona on November 20.
In this practice, the prosecution alleges that the star did not declare part of his income from foreign tours during this period, when he lived in Spain for more than 183 days a year – from which it is mandatory to declare your tax residence. Country.
He is demanding that the star be sentenced to more than eight years in prison and fined around 24 million euros in the case.
“Shakira’s legal team is focused on producing [de ce] Investigation,” the star’s reps said.
The Colombian’s personal life came to the fore in June 2022 when she split from former Barça footballer Gerard Piqué, with whom she had been in a relationship for over ten years and with whom she had two children.
After reaching an agreement on custody of their children, Shakira moved with them to Miami.
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