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30-7-2022  

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MADRID — On Friday, prosecutors in Spain made public their intention to urge a judge to impose a term of eight years and two months in jail upon Colombian music artist Shakira in the event that she is found guilty of committing tax fraud in the next trial for which she is scheduled.

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Shakira, whose full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, is accused of evading the payment of 14.5 million euros ($15 million) in taxes to the Spanish government between the years 2012 and 2014. The prosecution have indicated that they would also seek a fine of 24 million euros, which is equal to 24 million dollars.

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Shakira is charged with a total of six different offences in this indictment. This week, the artist made the decision to go to trial rather than accept a settlement package that was offered by the prosecution. The date of the trial has not yet been determined.

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Shakira is charged with a total of six different offences in this indictment. This week, the artist made the decision to go to trial rather than accept a settlement package that was offered by the prosecution. The date of the trial has not yet been determined.

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Shakira "has always complied and abided by the law, exhibiting excellent behaviour as a human and a taxpayer," according to a statement sent by her publicists in London on Friday. Publicists claimed that the Spanish Tax Agency had violated their client's rights in some way.

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The public relations team for Shakira in Spain said earlier this week that the musician had deposited the money that she is believed to owe, including the 3 million euros in interest that was due.

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It has been stated by prosecutors in Barcelona that the recipient of a Grammy spent more than half of each year between 2012 and 2014 in Spain and so ought to have paid taxes in the nation.

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Shakira recently broke her romance with Gerard Piqué, a great player for FC Barcelona, after the couple had been together for 11 years and had two children together. A previous home for the family was in Barcelona.

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