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Shakira To Stand Trial on Tax Fraud Charges in Spain

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Shakira To Stand Trial , on Tax Fraud Charges in Spain.
NBC News reports that a Spanish judge approved the trial on Sept. 27.
In 2018, the pop star was accused of not paying $13.9 million in taxes she owed between 2012 and 2014.
In 2018, the pop star was accused of not paying $13.9 million in taxes she owed between 2012 and 2014.
Prosecutors allege that Shakira spent most of her time in Spain during those years and owes taxes to the country despite having an official residence in the Bahamas.
Prosecutors allege that Shakira spent most of her time in Spain during those years and owes taxes to the country despite having an official residence in the Bahamas.
If she is found guilty, Shakira faces an
8-year prison sentence and a large fine.
The singer, who rejected a deal to avoid trial, has adamantly denied any wrongdoing. .
Her PR firm maintains that she's paid everything
she owes and another $2.8 million in interest.
The court in which she will stand trial is located in Esplugues de Llobregat.
Shakira will face six counts of tax fraud.
A trial date has yet to be set

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