Authorities raided the Paris offices of five banks Tuesday on suspicion of tax fraud, French prosecutors said. The raids come as part of five preliminary investigations opened in December 2021 on allegations of money laundering and tax fraud linked to dividend payments, the French National Financial Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement. Prosecutors didn't specify … Continue reading 5 French banks raided in alleged tax fraud investigation
Nadhim Zahawi says his tax error was found to be "careless and not deliberate" after Labour called for him to be sacked over his finances. The Tory chairman and cabinet member released a statement saying he wanted to "address some of the confusion" about his finances. He said his father took founder shares in YouGov and … Continue reading Nadhim Zahawi: Tax ‘fraud’ not a deliberate act
A court in Catalonia, Spain, said on Tuesday that Shakira will face trial for tax fraud later on 12 June, 2019. The Colombian singer Shakira allegedly "gained" an estimated €14.5 million (US$16.5 million) from unpaid tax, according to a Spanish government publication. The publicized court statement dated 22 January contained details of Shakira's order to appear … Continue reading Shakira to face tax evasion trial in June
Lionel Messi has chosen to pay a total of £221,000 in order to avoid going to prison in Spain. The Barcelona star has faced prosecutors alongside his father Jorge Messi since 2016. They were arraigned for hiding part of the footballer's earnings from image rights. Although the 30-year-old football icon was found guilty and sentenced, … Continue reading Lionel Messi opts to pay an extra fine of £221,000 to avoid Prison Term
Soccer star Lionel Messi just lost his Supreme Court appeal over all alleged tax fraud, and the player has been sentenced to 21 months in jail. Messi, 29, was sentenced in Spain for failing to pay a total tax amount of £3.5m but the Barcelona hit man is unlikely to spend a day behind bars. Spanish laws … Continue reading Lionel Messi sentenced to Jail
Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez is reportedly involved in tax evasion scandal though his agent has quickly stepped forward with a statement in his defense, saying the Chile international footballer has done no wrong. The Gunner is facing a financial crime hurdle against the Spanish authorities. Sanchez has become the latest high-profile player to face trials … Continue reading Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez facing tax fraud claims in Spain
Barcelona have insisted that their superstar Lionel Messi won't leave the club as media reports say, following the fraud allegations from a Barcelona court. Though the famous No. 10 was slapped with a 12-month-jail and an option to pay fines, the court granted him a chance for an appeal on the case. Image: Lionel Messi … Continue reading Barca Says Messi Won’t Leave The Club, Even After 2019.
Manchester United are considering a shock offer for Lionel Messi who is said to be frustrated and hurt at Barcelona due to tax fraud allegations and court trials, English Press reported. A report from Daily Mail, says United have switched their attentions to Messi after failing in their attempts to land Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale … Continue reading Manchester United Are Considering An Outrageous Bid For Lionel Messi.