September 28, 2022

Why is the demand for a fine on the singer Shakira in Spain?

Shakira’s representatives cited a previous statement that said she firmly believes in her innocence and that she considers the case a complete violation of her rights.

Shakira

A Spanish prosecutor is demanding an eight-year prison sentence for Lebanese-Columbian superstar Shakira in a 1.45 million euro tax fraud case.

According to Spanish media, the singer rejected a settlement offer from the prosecutor’s office earlier this week to close the case.

He is accused of not paying taxes between 2012 and 2014. This is the period that Shakira says she did not live in Spain.

The prosecution’s document emphasizes that Shakira lived in Spain between 2012 and 2014 and that in May 2012 she bought a house in Barcelona to serve as a family home for her, her partner and their son.

Gaya who was born in Spain in 2013.

If she is found guilty, she faces up to eight years in prison and a fine of more than 23 million euros ($23.5 million). No trial date has been set yet.

Shakira’s representatives cited a previous statement that said she firmly believes in her innocence and that she considers the case a complete violation of her rights.

The 45-year-old singer, known as the queen of Latin pop music, said she initially paid 17.2 million euros in taxes that the Spanish tax office says she owes. He claimed that he had no outstanding debt.

The latest development in the tax case comes a month after Shakira and husband Gerard Pique announced their separation. Shakira, 45, and Peck, 35, have been together since 2011 and have two sons together.

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