The judge of Esplugues de Llobregat who manages the mediatic and controversial case of tax fraud that weighs on the singer Shakira has dictated this Tuesday the order for the opening of the trialwhich means that the Court of Barcelona will date sooner rather than later the start of the hearings that, if resolved against him, could mean a sentence of eight years and two months in prison for the singeras well as the payment of a fine higher than €23 million.
Against the decision made by Judge Ana Duro there is no longer any recourse, so the interpreter you will have to sit yes or yes in the dock of the accused.
However, until that moment occurs, the artist will be able to continue negotiating with the prosecution in the face of a possible reduction in punishment, something that seems unlikely today.
And it is that Colombian singer-songwriter He flatly ruled out continuing to speak with the prosecutor, since he categorically refuses to accept his alleged guilt.
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whatever it was partner of soccer player Gerard Piqué, with whom do you have two children, issued this summer a harsh statement to accuse the Tax agency of orchestrating a discrediting campaign against her person, in addition to recalling that she paid 17 million euros as soon as she was notified of her alleged irregularities.
The diva is accused of not having presented the liquidation of the tax on physical income, and also that referring to her assets, in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014.
She claimed that she did not formally reside in Spain during those years, due to the fact that his professional career, with its corresponding economic benefits, was developed fundamentally in the United States.
However, the Spanish tax authority, and also that of the Catalan autonomous community, certified that in that triennium Shakira clearly lived in Barcelona with his then sentimental partner and his two offspring, Milan and Sasha.
Likewise, the trial that the artist now faces will try to officially determine if she illicitly diverted funds to companies located in tax havens.