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Shakira made a compromise to avoid imprisonment


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November 20, 2023 23:39

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Spanish pop star Shakira broke up after her 11-year relationship with footballer Gerard Pique ended last year. Then Shakira got involved in legal complications before the storm settled down. He has evaded taxes for the past few years. He had to calculate the fee of about 2 crore 40 lakh euros, but there is no relief. Shakira may have to go to jail! BBC news.

This is when Shakira reached a settlement in the tax evasion case. The pop star reached a deal with prosecutors on Monday to avoid a trial and prison sentence in Barcelona for allegedly failing to pay 14.5 million euros ($15.7 million). As part of the deal, he accepted 50 percent of the charges and fines of the due amount mentioned in the lawsuit. The singer will pay more than 7.3 million euros ($7.5 million).

In addition, he accepted a fine of 438,000 euros to avoid a fixed three-year prison sentence. The deal also includes a three-year suspended sentence. Shakira, wearing a pink suit, clutching a pink handbag and wearing sunglasses, was seen arriving at court before 10am with her lawyers on Monday. Shakira said that her children do not want to see their mother’s personal loss and sacrifice in this fight. So he agreed to the settlement.

Shakira had earlier rejected a deal offered by prosecutors and opted to go to trial instead. Shakira was asked by the court to appear in Barcelona on November 20. In this case, the singer is accused of failing to pay 15.4 million in taxes. In the case, prosecutors allege, he failed to pay these taxes between 2012 and 2014. He spent more than half of that time in Spain.


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