Skakira charged with €6.7m tax evasion using offshore company

Mark Battersby
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Colombian pop star Shakira has been charged with tax evasion for the second time in Spain after she was accused of defrauding the state of €6.7m. The latest allegations centre on Shakira failing to declare profits of $12.5m from an advance payment for her El Dorado World Tour, among others. At that time, she was in a relationship with football star Gerard Pique and living in Barcelona with their two children. Prosecutors further said that the star used an offshore company based in a tax haven, according to widespread local and international media reports.  Spanish prosecutors opene...

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