Shakira rejects the prosecutors’ deal and decides to go to trial in a Spanish tax fraud case.
Examiners in Barcelona said Friday that they would look for a jail sentence of over eight years against worldwide music hotshot Shakira after she dismissed a request to bargain on allegations of expense misrepresentation.
The court will presently have to settle on holding a preliminary and put it down on the calendar. Examiners denounce the 45-year-old “Hips don’t Lie” songstress of cheating the Spanish duty office out of 14.5 million euros ($14.7 million) on pay acquired somewhere in the range of 2012 and 2014.
There were no prompt subtleties accessible on the arrangement examiners advertised. No date for the preliminary has been set.
Her advertising firm said she has stored the sum she is said to owe with the Spanish Tax Agency and has no forthcoming assessment obligations.
The case relies on where she resided during 2012-14. Examiners charge it was generally in Spain despite the fact that Shakira’s true home was in the Bahamas.
Shakira, whose complete name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, has two youngsters with Barcelona soccer star Gerard Pique. The couple used to live respectively in Barcelona however as of late cut off their 11-year friendship.